Rural and Community Development

The Center for Agricultural Profitability is proud to partner with our colleagues in the Department of Agricultural Economics, and across the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, who are working with Nebraska Extension, the Nebraska Cooperative Development Center, Rural Prosperity Nebraska, and others who are working to improve the vitality of rural communities across the state.

Shops decorated for holidays.
Grain bins at sunset.
Cabbage field.
American flag in front farm yard.
Stack of newspapers.
Railroad tracks in downtown area.
Two people working in grocery store.
Downtown rural community.
Empty office.
Person Holding a Stress Ball
People shopping at a grocery store.
Buy Fresh Buy Local booth at Farmers Market.
Person working at grocery store.
Farmers market.
People gathered around map on table.
Aerial view of downtown Chadron, Nebraska.
Community meeting at restaurant.
People planning around table.
Man carrying produce boxes into cooperative grocery store.
Woman shopping at farmers market booth.
Change in cup.
Drone shot looking down main street of small town.
To-do list with calendar in background
Downtown rural community.
People in meeting
Chickens in barn.
Co-op sidewalk outdoors.
Group of people sitting in a park.
Couple with open sign in front of store.
Wooden figures of people holding hands on table.
Shops decorated for holidays.
Grain bins at sunset.
Cabbage field.
American flag in front farm yard.
Stack of newspapers.
Railroad tracks in downtown area.
Two people working in grocery store.
Downtown rural community.
Empty office.
Person Holding a Stress Ball
People shopping at a grocery store.
Buy Fresh Buy Local booth at Farmers Market.
Person working at grocery store.
Farmers market.
People gathered around map on table.
Aerial view of downtown Chadron, Nebraska.
Community meeting at restaurant.
People planning around table.
Man carrying produce boxes into cooperative grocery store.
Woman shopping at farmers market booth.
Change in cup.
Drone shot looking down main street of small town.
To-do list with calendar in background
Downtown rural community.
People in meeting
Chickens in barn.
Co-op sidewalk outdoors.
Group of people sitting in a park.
Couple with open sign in front of store.
Wooden figures of people holding hands on table.