Investing in rural entrepreneurship

Maytag Dairy Farm

As members of the communities we serve, Farm Credit has seen first-hand the powerful role that entrepreneurship can play in transforming communities. Just like their urban counterparts, rural communities bene­fit from the influx of fresh ideas and in­­novative businesses. 

Rural entrepreneurs, however, oftentimes face unique challenges: inadequate access to broadband, higher transportation costs and lack of access to a business network. The onset of COVID-19 has only compounded the stress facing these rural enterprises, turning the economy upside down and forcing many of them to alter their business models dramatically to remain in operation.

That’s why Farm Credit partners with the American Farm Bureau Federation to host...

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