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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

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


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


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


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