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Census shows fewer Wisconsin farms have Internet access

The newly released USDA Census of Agriculture shows Wisconsin farms are still struggling to get Internet access. USDA statistician Greg Bussler says a higher percentage of farms had access to the Internet in 2022 compared to 2017. “In 2022, 79% of Wisconsin farms... Read More.

Agriculture needs affordable broadband access, CFRA says

The Center for Rural Affairs says access to high-speed internet continues to be a challenge in some agricultural areas. Jillian Linster, interim policy director, says the Biden administration’s ReConnect Program funding should help jumpstart projects across the country. “The federal money is just starting... Read More.

Fresh potato market access in Japan remains stalled

The CEO of the National Potato Council says talks between the United States and Japan on fresh potato market access remain stalled. Kam Quarles tells Brownfield “it’s very clear this is a highly political process, not only a technical one. It’s not something the... Read More.

KDWP Offering Special Hunting Access this Fall Through Free Draw

By Kansas Department of Wildlife and ParksPRATT, Kan. — Exclusive access to land not normally open to hunting and above average success rates... Sound like an expensive hunting lease? Well, it’s not. The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks’ Special Hunts program provides... Read More.

KU Report: Large Divide in Broadband Access in Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (KNS) - A new report from the University of Kansas shows a continuing divide between rural and urban areas when it comes to broadband access. Residents of rural Kansas usually pay more money and get slower Internet speeds.Donna Ginther is director of... Read More.

Safer Access Everyone (SAFE) Sidewalk Program

HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The City of Hutchinson is soliciting applications for a Sidewalk Program for installing, removing, and replacing non-existing and defective concrete sidewalks through a cost-sharing plan paid by the City of Hutchinson and paid by the property owner. The Safer... Read More.