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Broadband is coming to rural communities; will farmers be left behind?

From the Capital Press Broadband internet is on its way to rural communities, but some researchers are concerned the agricultural sector may get left behind in federal mapping efforts. Read the rest of the article here. Read More »

USDA to spend up to $1.15 billion on rural broadband

From agriculture.com Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Friday that the USDA would spend up to $1.15 billion to bring high-speed internet services to people living in rural communities. The money would be available in loans and grants to providers who offer service with download speeds of at least 100 megabits per second in areas that lack high-speed internet. Read the ... Read More »