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INDY PICKS: Harris Pumpkin Patch

| Raina Lucero | Indy Picks
This harvest season is upon us and with that brings the opening of the local Harris Pumpkin Patch.  Located east of Highway 385 in Sheridan Lake, Colorado, this is the Harris families’ 4th season in operation. 

INDY PICKS----IMPACT SOLAR ENERGY

| Staff Reporter | Indy Picks
Renewable Energy sources such as wind and solar are quickly becoming more and more common.  Most people agree that there is a place for the renewable energy options in southeastern Colorado where the wind blows freely and there are more than 300 days of sunshine.  In addition, this area has some of the highest electric bills in the entire state, and it just might be time to find ways to save money on our monthly power bills.

INDY PICKS ….. COBBLESTONE INN & SUITES

| Raina Lucero | Indy Picks
If you gaze from any south facing window on the top floor at Cobblestone Inn & Suites in Eads, you will witness breathtaking views of the prairie in which Cobblestone has become home to. Depending on the time of year and day, you may see the prairie flowers in bloom, wildlife and even the distant lights of the windfarm south of Lamar that is more than 50 miles in the distance.

Solo Entrepreneurs Should Use These Resources To Enhance Their Business

| Derek Goodman | Business
Starting a business on your own takes a lot of time, courage, and know-how. Sometimes it can feel like incredibly lonely work.

Over $5.7 Billion in Funding to Help State, Local Economic Recovery Efforts in Colorado

| Administrator | Business
Last week, Colorado US Senator Michael Bennet announced that state and local governments in Colorado will receive more than $5.7 billion in funding as municipalities work to rebuild and recover from the economic fallout of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The funding, which was established by the American Rescue Plan Act, will be sourced from the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.

The Time is Right to Launch Your New Business

| Derek Goodman | Business
Many would-be entrepreneurs have been reluctant to move forward with starting their own businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Contrary to popular belief, this is actually an exceptional time to take the leap and launch your own venture.

USDA Update for September 25, 2019

| Dawna Weirich | USDA Updates
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Moving Forward Through EZ Tax Credits

| Cindy McLoud | Business
Say it’s April and you’re looking at the your income tax form, and you can’t help but shake your head about how much of your income goes just to state taxes. You think about how those taxes are supposed to be spent to help make your life and your community better, but it seems like too much of that money gets spent elsewhere.

USDA Update for June 19, 2019

| Dawna Weirich | USDA Updates

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USDA Update for January 30, 2019

| Dawna Weirich | USDA Updates
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USDA Farm Service Agency Updated Deadlines

| Dawna Weirich | USDA Updates
USDA’s Farm Service Agency extended deadlines on many of its programs because of the government shutdown and the emergency nature of many of the programs. Below are updated deadlines:

USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Additional Services During Government Shutdown

| USDA Updates
(Washington, D.C., January 22, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that all Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices nationwide will soon reopen to provide additional administrative services to farmers and ranchers during the lapse in federal funding.

USDA for January 2, 2019

| Dawna Weirich | USDA Updates
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USDA Update for December 26, 2018

| Dawna Weirich | USDA Updates
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USDA Update for September 19, 2018

| Dawna Weirich | USDA Updates

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USDA Update for September 12, 2018

| Dawna Weirich | USDA Updates

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