Rural

Business
5:06 am
Tue August 28, 2012

Rural Small Businesses Remain Concerned about Finance, Training and Business Planning

Courtesy NebraskaRuralLiving.com

Taking on more debt and raising capital are two of the biggest concerns for rural small businesses, according to a new survey.

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Politics
5:06 am
Mon July 9, 2012

The U.S. Senate passes Farm Bill

The U.S. Senate recently passed the 2012 Farm Bill by a vote of 64-35.  Chuck Hassebrook, with the Center for Rural Affairs, says this bill will provide continued support to Nebraska farmers. 

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.  

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