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Credit Union Times: Business CUSO Shows Agility in Pandemic

Business CUSO Shows Agility in Pandemic Greater Commercial Lending of Reno, Nev., pivots to provide PPP and other government loans. By Jim Duplessis | October 12, 2020 at 06:00 PM      Original Article A Nevada CUSO dedicated to enhancing businesses in rural and underserved areas has helped resurrect textile jobs in the Mississippi Delta...

businesswire: Greater Commercial Lending Brokers First Ever USDA CARES Act Loan

Greater Commercial Lending Brokers First Ever USDA CARES Act Loan Nevada-based lender assists tilapia fish farm in Ellsworth, Iowa September 08, 2020 03:24 PM Eastern Daylight Time Original Article CARSON CITY, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The first USDA Business and Industry CARES Act loan, intended to protect America’s small farms and businesses amidst the...

WHO 13 Des Moines: USDA Gives Approval To Help Storm Stricken Iowa Farms

by: Roger Riley Original article Posted: Sep 3, 2020 / 08:14 PM CDT / Updated: Sep 3, 2020 / 08:14 PM CDTjavascript:false ELLSWORTH, Iowa — USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue approved a Secretarial Disaster Designation request from Governor Kim Reynolds on Thursday. It will make loans, emergency loans, and other assistance available through the Farm Service Agency. Governor...

Can the Corn Belt become a seafood powerhouse?

Ellsworth, Iowa - July 15, 2020 By Hannah Pagel Amid the flat plains of Iowa's corn and soybean fields, near the intersection of state Highway 20 and Interstate 35, sits a building that looks like a greenhouse just shy of four acres in size. But inside, you won't find plants or flowers...

Opportunities in the Seafood Market in the Midwest

Ag News Daily podcast presents: Joe Sweeney, the CEO of Eagle's Catch, sits down to discuss his tilapia farm and how he is finding a way into the seafood market in Iowa. https://globalagnetwork.com/ag-news-daily/podcast/opportunities-in-the-seafood-market-in-the-midwest?fbclid=IwAR203QEoYOh1tl5nXYqI1WKrgkT3gOq1gvwwFb6c3TLrpkIqyTsOQI7f0zA