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Stories Tagged "entrepreneurs"

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Market to Market (April 25, 2014)

posted on April 25, 2014 at 7:15 PM

Market to Market (April 25, 2014)
Full Program: Native Americans join the fracas over a proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline. A pair of private reports praise and pan the outlook for the next generation of ethanol. Savvy entrepreneurs discover a lucrative market for “greens and gills”... Full Story

The cost of turkey and trimmings? Mostly unchanged

posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:53 PM

Here's another reason to be thankful this holiday season — the cost of putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table is down slightly from last year. Full Story

Michigan growers trying to get apples to doze off

posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:49 PM

This year's Michigan apple crop is expected to be 10 times as plentiful as last year's puny output. Full Story

Market to Market (April 5, 2013)

posted on April 5, 2013 at 7:15 PM

Market to Market (April 5, 2013)
Full Program: Lawmakers mull immigration reforms in hopes of keeping a steady supply of labor in the fields. The threat of flooding returns to Fargo, while the rest of the nation contends with drought. Spring is in the air, but urban entrepreneurs are taking... Full Story

Small Dairies Create Market for Entrepreneurs

posted on April 13, 2012 at 3:23 PM

 PLAINFIELD, Vt. (AP) - Frank Kipe thought he had everything he needed to launch a business selling what he described as the world's most expensive ice cream: two Jersey cows, a 10-acre farm and an old barn.      Then... Full Story

Idaho Farmer Finds Success with Agri-tourism

posted on March 27, 2009 at 8:03 PM

Idaho Farmer Finds Success with Agri-tourism
Agricultural tourism or "agritourism," as it's commonly known, offers an increasingly viable alternative for improving the income and sustainability of small farms and rural communities. Full Story

Christopher Ranch

posted on January 9, 2009 at 8:01 PM

Christopher Ranch
See how one family-owned business leads the way in garlic production and marketing. Full Story

Computers, Livestock & Entrepreneurial Enterprises

posted on January 31, 2003 at 8:01 PM

Computers, Livestock & Entrepreneurial Enterprises
Rural Main Street and country homesteads needs a technology face-lift and President Bush wants to help. Full Story

Midwest Harvest Tofu

posted on June 16, 2000 at 8:06 PM

Entrepreneurs must identify market niches and accommodate the sometimes fickle tastes of consumers. Full Story

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