Business Resources

Business Services (Spanish) – Center for Rural Affairs

Center for Rural Affairs offers services in Spanish to small business owners, farmers, community leaders and more.


Small Business

Our expert loan specialists are located throughout Nebraska and are available to help you start your own small business. We offer individual advice in Spanish on how to complete loan applications, marketing plans, create your business plan and more. 

Trainings are offered online and throughout Nebraska. Our industry-specific academies are currently only offered in Spanish. 


Our bilingual staff provide beginning farmer and beekeeper training in Spanish. We can also assist in guiding you through applying for US Department of Agriculture loans, helping with disaster assistance, and answering any questions that you need.  

Community Leadership

We offer community and organizational workshops on welcoming communities in Spanish and English. The types of workshops include confronting prejudices, using the civic method and training the trainer. 

During this pandemic, we have also stepped forward to help community leaders, health departments, and other organizations provide resources for meatpacking plant workers, their families, and their neighbors, in multiple languages. 

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Latino Business (Specialty)

Business Planning

  • Market Plan Development
  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loan Providers


  • Market Plan Development and Training


  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
  • Startup Classes
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance

Starting a Business

  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes


  • One-on-One Counseling
Contact Information
Business Services (Spanish) Information
145 Main Street
P.O. Box 136
Lyons, NE 68038