Help for Farmers and Ranchers from USDA and SCORE

Farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses, entrepreneurs & small businesses can receive FREE mentoring, training & resources from SCORE & USDA. Read more

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Infographic: Rural Entrepreneurship

SCORE's latest infographic examines the benefits and challenges of running a small business in rural America. Read more

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Small Towns as Business Incubators

One of the most successful support structures for small business growth in small towns has been business incubators. Read more

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BP Painting

Meeting with Seacoast SCORE mentors Gary Bedrosian and Chuck Black once a month, Bevin says she’s now headed in the right direction. “I am so impressed by my mentor’s dedication... Read more

Bevin Palmer
Owner, BP Painting
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Backyard Garlic

The couple learned about Seacoast SCORE through a referral and approached SCORE with questions about their business plan and their projections. “Mentors Steve Ostrow and Brenda... Read more

Margaret Witham & Rebecca Hennessy
Owner, Backyard Garlic
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The Dos and Don’ts of Turning Your Hobby Into a Business

Article Language: English
July 27, 2022,

According to Business Jargons, an online business encyclopedia, it’s often harder to start a business in rural areas, due to several factors, including a lack of technical know-how and training. But the encyclopedia also points out that several businesses are particularly well-suited for those living in rural America.

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Best Legal Entities for Rural Entrepreneurs

Article Language: English
July 25, 2022,

To ensure rural small business owners have all the facts regarding business structure, here is a quick guide to what entities are available for your rural business and how each can protect you from future legal nightmares.

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12 Funding Options for Rural Entrepreneurs

Article Language: English
July 14, 2022,

From crowdfunding to state trade expansion programs, there are several funding options for rural entrepreneurs

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11 Resources To Help Rural Entrepreneurs Succeed

Article Language: English
July 8, 2022,

From applying for grants to researching local economic development organizations, there are several resources to help rural entrepreneurs succeed.

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Legacy Planning for Farm Owners

Article Language: English

You've taken great care of your farm throughout your life. Use this guide to ensure that it's equally well cared for as it passes into other hands. Read more

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Occupational Services Grows With the Help of SCORE

Our mentor has been there since day one. Answering any and all questions that needed attention. Having a wealth of knowledge a call or click away has provided me with knowledge... Read more

Shelby Edward Meyer
President , Superior Screening Services, Inc.
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Opportunities and Obstacles for Rural Entrepreneurs

Article Language: English
August 1, 2019,

Our latest infographic, “Rural Entrepreneurship” explores how running a business in rural communities differs from their suburban and urban counterparts.

Infographic

Infographic: Rural Entrepreneurship

Article Language: English

SCORE's latest infographic examines the benefits and challenges of running a small business in rural America. Read more

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