New Enterprises

New Industries Taking Off in the Delta


shrimp marketing research
shrimp production research

U.S. Rice Producers promote aromatic rice
U.S. imports of aromatic rice increase
Market potential

basic facts research: stocking
fry or fingerling

general introduction
sweet potato production
post harvest handling of sweet potato

overview ethanol plants
and by products

sweet sorghum ethanol

sweet sorghum ethanol plants worldwide


protecting grain value by identity preservation
IPG logistics and handling

Contact Dr. Nozar
Sachinvala

top kenaf websites
kenaf research

Background info and links

Edible soybean links

NCSU meat goat production info
Smithfield, NC. goat market: latest prices

introduction and links on biodiesel
National Biodiesel Board
soy diesel plant in Missouri

basics of organizing a market
best manual on organizing a new market

Facilitating New Rural Industries

Richard Bell
CEO and President, Riceland Foods
“Entrepreneurial Agriculture in the Delta”
Ronald Milbach
President & Chief Executive of
the Production Credit Association and Federal Land Bank Association of Southeast Missouri

“Trends for Agriculture in
the Delta”
Dennis Roedemeier
Missouri Economic Development Department, Jefferson City, Missouri.

“Stimulating Community Entrepreneurs”
Dr. Tommy Cates
“Development of a Multidisciplinary Entrepreneurship Program”
Dr. Robert Myers
Former Director, Sustainable Agriculture Programs, USDA
“National and Local Opportunities to Diversify”
Sara Vogel
Past Commissioner, North Dakota Department of Agriculture

“Success in Value-Added Diversification”
Rob Holland
University of Tennessee Agricultural Development Center

“Access to Research and Technical Assistance”
Mike Powers
FDIC Memphis
“Access to Capital – AGuide for Small Business Start-Ups”
Dr. Randy Williams
Program Leader, Economic Development, USDA, Extension Service, Washington DC.

“National Cross Agency Partnerships with Entrepreneurs”