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What happened to hemp? High interest a few years ago declines statewide

Ag expo offers ray of hope for crop’s future in Southwest Colorado

Punished by drought, some southwest Colorado farmers survived 2021 on 10% of their normal water supply

Last year’s dry conditions made it difficult for farmers in southwest Colorado — they’re hoping they can make it through what could be another tough year.

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What to Do When You’re Stuck in the Survival Zone

Covid-19 has led to nearly two years of loss, fear, isolation, and gnawing uncertainty about the future. Add to that the impact of other social issues and the problem is clear: Demands on our energy are exceeding our capacity.

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10 Small Business Goals for the New Year

Another year of bookkeeping, marketing, manufacturing, fundraising, and logistical challenges stands before you, the small business owner—yay? It’s not too late to set some 2022 goals.


Startup Colorado: The Rural Entrepreneurs’ Network

For local entrepreneurs and Mancos small business owners: Have you joined the Startup Colorado Network for rural entrepreneurs and small business owners? See what’s happening in your neck of the woods today.

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Colorado Has Recovered 89% of Jobs Lost During COVID-19

Events / Workshops

Marketing to grow your customer base more quickly

May 19, 2022 | 9:00 am

Should you be doing SEO or PPC?

April 21, 2022 | 9:00 am

Starting Your Business Workshop

May 12, 2022 | 8:30 am

Fort Lewis College