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.

Exterior of Emerson Grocery Cooperative with people gathered.
Aerial view of Roca, Nebraska.
Workshop graphic.
Stock photo of conference session with people seated in room with presenter at the front.
Child holding candy bag on parade route
Webinar graphic.
Produce section of grocery store
Woman shopping in produce section of grocery store with young child in the cart.
Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel and Marilyn Schlake posing in front of a conference banner at the World Community Development Conference.
Webinar graphic.
Workshop graphic.
Georgia program graduates.
Webinar graphic.
Volunteers watching a fire truck back in to garage.
Homecare worker smiling with elderly woman.
QPR graphic.
Downtown Chadron, Nebraska.
Emerson, Nebraska, grocery storefront.
Shops decorated for holidays.
Cabbage field.
Grain bins at sunset.
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.
Exterior of Emerson Grocery Cooperative with people gathered.
Aerial view of Roca, Nebraska.
Workshop graphic.
Stock photo of conference session with people seated in room with presenter at the front.
Child holding candy bag on parade route
Webinar graphic.
Produce section of grocery store
Woman shopping in produce section of grocery store with young child in the cart.
Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel and Marilyn Schlake posing in front of a conference banner at the World Community Development Conference.
Webinar graphic.
Workshop graphic.
Georgia program graduates.
Webinar graphic.
Volunteers watching a fire truck back in to garage.
Homecare worker smiling with elderly woman.
QPR graphic.
Downtown Chadron, Nebraska.
Emerson, Nebraska, grocery storefront.
Shops decorated for holidays.
Cabbage field.
Grain bins at sunset.
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.