Friday, April 29, 2016

Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge application period opens Sunday

The American Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge will begin accepting online applications Sunday for its business competition that will award $145,000 in funds to rural entrepreneurs working in food and agriculture. As part of the challenge rural entrepreneurs pitch innovative business ideas to a team of judges with expertise in business development and agribusiness. Six semi-finalists will receive $10,000, with four finalists competing for four awards: Farm Bureau Entrepreneur of the Year award ($30,000); People's Choice award ($25,000); First runner-up ($15,000); and Second runner-up ($15,000). (Read more)

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