Rural http://kios.org en Rural Small Businesses Remain Concerned about Finance, Training and Business Planning http://kios.org/post/rural-small-businesses-remain-concerned-about-finance-training-and-business-planning <P>Taking on more debt and raising capital are two of the biggest concerns for rural small businesses, according to a new survey. Tue, 28 Aug 2012 10:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 18335 at http://kios.org Rural Small Businesses Remain Concerned about Finance, Training and Business Planning The U.S. Senate passes Farm Bill http://kios.org/post/us-senate-passes-farm-bill <p>The U.S. Senate recently passed the 2012 Farm Bill by a vote of 64-35.&nbsp; Chuck Hassebrook, with the Center for Rural Affairs, says this bill will provide continued support to Nebraska farmers.&nbsp;</p><p>He says one of the biggest disadvantages in the bill is that it over subsidizes crop insurance for larger agricultural interests, making it difficult for smaller family-sized farmers to compete.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 10:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 15618 at http://kios.org The U.S. Senate passes Farm Bill