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Posted on 07/05/2017 at 09:49 AM by Shannon Hoyle

The USDA Value Added Grant (VAPG) program can become that necessary partner for smaller agricultural businesses to take...

Posted on 06/09/2017 at 03:20 PM by Shannon Hoyle

It has taken several years and serious consideration of alternative strategies, but San Xavier Co-op Farm is well into f...

Posted on 05/24/2017 at 12:00 AM by Shannon Hoyle

Mark Anderson, owner of Champoeg Farm in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, easily listed the ways in which his turkey far...

Categories: Local/Regional Foods

Posted on 04/20/2017 at 12:00 AM by Shannon Hoyle

Written by Dan Burden, AgMRC Program Specialist. Are you sure that you are doing everything that you can do to maximize...

Posted on 03/30/2017 at 11:35 AM by Shannon Hoyle

Written by Dan Burden, AgMRC Program Specialist. So, you have an agriculture-related small business?  Are you sure...

Posted on 03/09/2017 at 04:09 PM by Shannon Hoyle

I was talking with a fellow business-development professional who is an economist who looks at multi-billion-dollar Amer...

Posted on 02/28/2017 at 02:35 PM by Shannon Hoyle

Embrace innovation; build a strategy based on objectives and tactics. This is easier said than done.  Human beings...

Posted on 02/14/2017 at 12:01 PM by Shannon Hoyle

Everyone will have different opinions as to what is important to your operation.  This is OK.  Concentrate on...

Posted on 01/31/2017 at 01:29 PM by Shannon Hoyle

How does one deal with change and plan to succeed, even in tough situations?  It is important to understand that th...

Posted on 12/29/2016 at 02:00 PM by Shannon Hoyle

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that starting March 20, 2017, organic producers and handlers will be...