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Of the Earth Farm Distillery – Richmond

Jim Pierce and Sarah Burnett Pierce, of northwest Missouri, are no strangers to hard work and dedication. Their family-owned orchard […]

I Can Too! Learning Center – Salem

Small business creates lasting impact one child at a time

10 money-savings tips to keep your business cool this summer

Nearly half of all commercial electricity use occurs in the summer.

The Greatest Business Lessons from P.T. Barnum

PT Barnum left behind a guide for entrepreneurs that has withstood the test of time. His guide includes items like customer service, recruiting, business growth, and marketing.

General contractors

Construction industry profile designed to help entrepreneurs learn specifics on operation, legal structure, taxes, hiring and resources relevant to running a general contractor business.

10 ways to spring clean your business

Your business deserves a thorough cleaning as much as your home.

MU Extension Business Development Program releases economic impact results

Program delivers $1.19 billion in sales increases, $347 million in new investment for Missouri’s small businesses over three years.

Storms and flooding – is your business prepared?

When it rains, it floods … too often in Missouri.

10 Federal Trade Commission cybersecurity tips

Based on real mistakes from real companies you’ve done business with

Materials on new DoD cybersecurity regulations available

Video, self-assessment handbook on new DoD cybersecurity regulations released

5 reasons to go global and what to know before doing so

Would expanding globally work for your business?

Doing Business in Missouri: Taxes

How to understand and meet the legal requirements of taxes imposed on businesses in Missouri.

IRS corner: 2018 reminders

It’s THAT time again … TAX time!

Starting a New Business in Missouri

A quick reference guide on the basic requirements to start and operate a business in Missouri.

Planning for the new year: 5 budgeting tips for small businesses

One of the most important things you can do is set a company’s budget. Here are five ways to do that.

10 tips for cold, flu (and other illnesses) season

It’s that time of year again. Are you ready?

Entrepreneurs and the winter blues

Being the captain of your own ship can be stressful, especially in winter.

Disaster resource guide for small businesses

Disaster resource guide for small businesses that have been affected by tornado, flood, fire and other emergencies.

KC $1.2 million microfinance program

New microlending program to spur investment in underserved entrepreneurs

10 ways to save money on energy and reduce waste

And boost your image, too: Forbes says 72 percent of consumers would recommend a brand that supports a good cause.