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Rural Business Owners Credit SDSU Extension Small Business Basics

January 17, 2019

Ruth Leines wanted to open her own business. At first the Wagner resident thought it would be a Christian bookstore and coffeeshop. But, a few weeks into SDSU Extension’s Small Business Basics she realized this idea may not succeed. So, she did some research and 18 months ago launched This That & More.

Business Development, Small Businesses, Entrepreneurship

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Community Vitality Newsletter

SDSU Extension's Community Vitality Newsletter includes resources to enhance communities and improve their capacity to flourish.

Business Development, Developing Communities, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Planning, Small Businesses, Community Leadership

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Save the Date! April 30 - May 1, 2019 Energize! Conference, Lemmon

December 17, 2018

The SDSU Extension Community Vitality Team and community of Lemmon will host the Energize! Exploring Innovative Rural Communities Conference April 30 - May 1, 2019 in downtown Lemmon businesses.

Business Development, Small Businesses, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Planning, Community Leadership

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Small Business Beginnings

Small business is a vital part of South Dakota’s economy, representing nearly 97% of all employers and more than 60% of the state’s private sector workforce. SDSU Extension has developed a series of tools designed to provide technical assistance to early stage entrepreneurs, start-up businesses and existing small firms. These tools assist business owners in determining the feasibility of a proposed business venture and creating a solid business plan to support it.

Small Businesses, Entrepreneurship, Developing Communities, Business Development