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Interest Rate Program

One of the most important (and under-discussed) parts of starting a farm is financing.  Knowing what options are available  to you from farm loans, interest rate programs… 11 more words

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Hops Business Seminar announces Guest Speaker

Dave Kochendorfer, business planning expert of the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire will be presenting on writing a business plan for your hops business at both Grow More Hops! 73 more words

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Modi's first fiscal challenge

 

Vivek Kaul

N Chandrababu Naidu, the chief minister of new Andhra Pradesh (what remains of the state after the creation of Telangana), wants to waive off bank loans to farmers and women’s self-help groups amounting to a whopping Rs 54,000 crore. 982 more words

Analysis

BlackAgendaReport.com: Breitbart Lives? New York Times & Slate.com Do Sloppy Racist Hatchet Job on Black Farmers Lawsuit

Though Andrew Breitbart has been dead a year, his rancid brand of hatemongering slander is alive and well. Its latest rotten pustule burst upon the face of last Friday’s New York Times in a 5,000 word piece by Sharon LaFraniere, … 11 more words

Politics

NY Times: U.S. Opens Spigot After Farmers Claim Discrimination

In the winter of 2010, after a decade of defending the government against bias claims by Hispanic and female farmers, Justice Department lawyers seemed to have victory within… 6 more words

Politics

Notes on Discouragement and Debt

I have been walking around feeling a heavy burden the past week or so. The dream of the farm is a logistical and financial nightmare now, and the disappointment I have experienced in this has filtered into the rest of my life- I am finding no enjoyment in little things like breakfast with my lady, waking up, taking naps, petting my dog, or anything, really, because I have met a roadblock on the way towards, I am now realizing, an unrealistic goal. 608 more words

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