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    Rural Mainstreet Index Inches Up for August

    The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI) increased slightly to a weak level from July’s frail reading. According to the monthly survey […]

    August 24, 2020
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    National FFA Hits Record Membership

    Agriculture plays a key role in society, and nowhere is that more evident than in the continuing growth of FFA and agricultural […]

    August 20, 2020
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    Curbside Pickup of Farmland

    The coronavirus has forced farmland brokers to get creative. Typically they’re busy setting their fall auction line-up this time of year, but […]

    August 19, 2020
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    John Phipps-The Problem with Trying to Be Fair with Estate Planning

    Until the early 20th century in England it was illegal to bequeath your estate to anyone other than the oldest son. This […]

    August 17, 2020
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    The Search for Farm-Life Balance

    Ryan Jenkins isn’t sure he’s the right person in the family to answer a question about striking a proper life and work […]

    July 31, 2020
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    USDA Increasing Private Investment in Rural America

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking steps to increase private […]

    July 14, 2020
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    Misunderstandings Over Rental Property Can Lead to Big Problems

    Ever heard someone say they’ve had a handshake lease on a piece of farm ground for 20 years? From a legal standpoint, […]

    July 8, 2020
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    Financially Challenged Before COVID-19, Rural Hospitals Face Uncertain Future

    As soon as staff at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll, Iowa, first heard in January of a dangerous new coronavirus spreading […]

    July 6, 2020
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    Rural Health Deals With COVID-19 Spike

    A recent spike in new COVID-19 cases in rural America is hitting small-town hospitals that were already vulnerable. Cash-strapped and underequipped since […]

    July 3, 2020
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    View From the Cab

     Every day is Father’s Day for Ryan Jenkins and Reid Thompson. Both men have fathers as partners in their farming businesses. Both […]

    June 18, 2020