House Ag Chair Already Looking to 2022 – DTN Dec 21, 2021

🕔Dec 21, 2021
The House Agriculture Committee will start 2022 looking at the impact of electric vehicles on agriculture and rural America, Chairman David Scott told DTN in an interview last week. Scott, […]

Mississippi: Low Broadband Access Hinders Modern Producers May 10, 2021

🕔May 10, 2021
From computer programs that regulate moisture sensors to smartphone apps that allow growers to monitor market data, most facets of agriculture continue their shift to digital platforms. This transition makes […]

Rural Infrastructure, Broadband Needs Highlighted – DTN Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is taking a lead in making the case for President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package in rural America. Buttigieg spoke Tuesday to DTN/Progressive Farmer about the American […]

Biden’s Infrastructure Plan – Tackling More Than Roads, Bridges – DTN Apr 5, 2021

🕔Apr 5, 2021
President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure package goes beyond roads and bridges to putting the wheels in motion to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions in agriculture, as well as increasing federal spending […]

Rural Internet: FCC Ruling Should Boost High-Speed Access – DTN Dec 18, 2020

🕔Dec 18, 2020
Recent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) action could bolster internet connectivity and speed in rural areas with limited or no access to broadband infrastructure. The FCC amended its rules regarding TV […]

Minnesota: Introducing the Broadband Speed Test Initiative Dec 8, 2020

🕔Dec 8, 2020
Minnesota residents can now perform a one-minute broadband access and speed survey! Using the easy-to-follow instructions, anyone can complete the speed test at home using any computer or mobile device. Those with no […]

Rural Broadband: Perplexing Issues On The Road To Connectivity – DTN Aug 20, 2020

🕔Aug 20, 2020
 Improving broadband internet services to all rural areas is an extremely complex task with no easy answers. With more people working from home and children learning remotely because of the […]

Rural Internet: Coronavirus Highlights Lack of Broadband – DTN May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
When Karen Eifert Jones had to complete online training to spray dicamba herbicide this spring, she ended up doing it on her cell phone from the driveway of her mother’s […]

Rural Electrification Was The Broadband Breakthrough of the 1930s Mar 10, 2020

🕔Mar 10, 2020
Arguably, one of the biggest changes to the rural landscape and family life in the United States occurred when prepaid electricity texas was extended through the countryside. The first feasibility […]

Alabama: USDA Awards $29.5Mln for Rural Broadband Investment Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019
Tombigbee Communications, a subsidiary of Tombigbee Electric Cooperative, has announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded the company $29,495,232 as a 50% loan-grant combination in the first round of […]

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