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  1. Top Ag News
    $1.15 Billion in USDA Funds to be Allocated for Bringing High-Speed Internet to Rural Communities

    U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack, on behalf of USDA, pledged his commitment this past Friday for $1.15 billion to be allocated for […]

    October 27, 2021
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    Approved $43 Billion Bill Will Expand Rural Broadband

    A $43 billion bill from the House Agriculture Committee was introduced and approved this week to bring broadband service to hundreds of […]

    July 16, 2021
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    Iowa Governor Signs $100 Million Rural Broadband Grant Program into Law

    Broadband internet providers now have access to a pool of $100 million in state grants to cover some of the costs to […]

    April 30, 2021
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    Federal Plan Injects Massive Funding into Rural Infrastructure

    Ag groups had mixed reaction to a plan introduced by the Biden Administration this week to revamp the nation’s infrastructure. Rural America […]

    April 2, 2021
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    Rural Broadband Getting Attention on Capitol Hill

    With a major infrastructure plan on the docket for the White House soon, ag leadership in Congress is signaling they’ll prioritize rural […]

    March 23, 2021
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    Growing Ag Technology a Call for Strong Rural Broadband

    Technology like real-time kinetic (RTK) connectivity helps farmers leverage equipment and crop inputs to maximize crop yield potential. But there’s a big […]

    March 4, 2021
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    Elon Musk Enters Rural Broadband Race

    Broadband service is an increasing challenge for rural communities and farmers who work with and rely on a growing cadre of precision […]

    February 26, 2021
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    5G Represents Major Necessary Rural Connectivity Improvement

    Wholesale improvement may finally be on the way for rural high-speed internet connectivity with the deployment of 5G around the country, and […]

    February 5, 2021
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    Labor, Infrastructure, Supply Chain Top Major Ag Issues — AFBF Convention

    Though the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to how light was shed on some of the issues, things like rural infrastructure (including rural broadband), […]

    January 13, 2021
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    Rural Broadband Access Expanding; Major Gaps Remain

    The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the shortcomings in rural America’s access to high-speed internet service. Sixty-three percent of rural residents said in […]

    December 21, 2020