Thursday, September 27, 2012

Evaluating a Rural Enterprise

Preston Sullivan and Lane Greer
NCAT Agriculture Specialists
Published 2002

Follow the link below if you want to learn how to evaluate your rural enterprise! You can read about everything in this publication from evaluating your resources to completing a financial assessment. Every business has the ability to become more successful, including yours! Take some time to evaluate your business and make improvements. Click below to visit the NSAIS website and learn how you can start moving forward:

Evaluating a Rural Enterprise

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Rural Development Accomplishments

The USDA has released the Rural Development Accomplishments from 2009 - 2011. Check out the interactive map on their website to view Rural Development Accomplishments by state! They also offer some quick facts about accomplishments throughout the country. This is a great source to find information about grants and loan opportunities available in your state. Follow the link below to see it for yourself!

USDA Rural Development Accomplishments Interactive Map

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Calendar

Follow the link below to view the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Calendar! You can see what is going on in the world of Extension. Find interesting events happening throughout Kentucky including fairs, seminars, training programs, workshops, and more!

University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Calendar

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Farmers' Guide to Organic Contracts

Farmers' Action Legal Group (FLAG) has just released the Farmers' Guide to Organic Contracts. This guide can help farmers throughout the process of completing organic contracts. This is an incredible resource for organic farmers! Follow the link below to dig deeper!

FLAG - Farmers' Guide to Organic Contracts

Friday, September 7, 2012

Piggly Wiggly Carolina Company - Local Since Forever!

Check out this great video from Piggly Wiggly Carolina Company! They have been supporting local foods since forever!

Piggly Wiggly - Local Since Forever Video