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 have been business incubators. Learn more. Read more

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IRS Small Business Tax Center   IRS Online Tax Calendar   IRS Videos   IRS Virtual Small Business Workshop   IRS Online Learning and Education   Important Links that can help... Read more
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Turfinators Lawn Service

Turfinators Lawn Service says:   “My SCORE Mentor is genuinely interested in me” That’s the way Andrew Nycz puts it.  He says that if he goes home happy every day, he knows that... Read more

Andrew Nycz
Turfinators Lawn Service
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It Is All Downhill From Here

My SCORE mentor(s) helped me draft a business plan. They also reviewed all of the documentation I was required to complete in order to begin working independently. Finally, they... Read more

Michael Nagle
CEO/Consultant, Ashling Digital Inc.
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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

August 1, 2019,

When it comes to cultivating entrepreneurship, rural America has the national market cornered. Our latest infographic, “Rural Entrepreneurship” explores how running a business in rural communities differs from their suburban and urban counterparts.

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Wolf Hollow Brewing Company

The SCORE team continues to meet regularly with us and provides an experienced sounding board for our ideas and strategy moves as a start-up and now, young company. SCORE mentors... Read more

Peter Bednarek
Co-Owner, General Manager, Wolf Hollow Brewing Company
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Terra Dura Landscapes

Tom Barton, SCORE mentor and retired CPA, pushed Walsh to build a solid foundation for his business before moving forward with his big ideas. Walsh says, “He taught me to keep to... Read more

Andrew Walsh
Terra Dura Landscapes LLC
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L.O.C.A.L. S.T.E.W. U.

The Connells sought SCORE mentoring as they moved their school from rural Virginia to Richmond. SCORE mentor Glen Sink helped familiarize them with the business landscape of their... Read more

Resi Connell
L.O.C.A.L. S.T.E.W. U.

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