Journal Articles

Papers and Presentations by Topic

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Asset-based Community Development

Business Transfer

Health Care

Marketing & Processing

  • The Art of Creating a Goat Cheese Business - Raising goats and manufacturing goat cheese are viable ways to create a value-added product from farming. Profitability from the sale of farmstead goat cheese can be limited by how the operation is equipped and staffed, and what the current local or regional market will bear.


  • "E-Commerce in Nebraska: A Survey of Business Technology Use." This 2004 report compiles the results of a survey completed by CARI in conjunction with the conNEcting Nebraska Technology Team. Funding was provided by the USDA National Pilot Rural Economic Development Initiative in partnership with the Southern Rural Development Center, University of Mississippi, New Mexico State University, and the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. This is a .pdf file.