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Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Education on Friday announced that $26.2 million is now available to districts, nonpublic schools, and colleges and universities primarily to increase internet connectivity for students for the 2020-21 school year.
Travelers seeking a one-of-a-kind experience won’t be disappointed to visit Clarksville, where they can “sleep with the cows” at New Day Dairy Guest Barn whose creative and unheard-of lodging design has earned them Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa (RRIA) Entrepreneur Award.
USDA reaches milestone with 50 million food boxes delivered
Trade deals helped, but experts say further tariff reductions and infrastructure improvements are needed to keep pace with competitors.
Rural investment funds are boosting rural businesses like Maytag Dairy Farms in Newton.
Reports project that rural areas will bounce back faster from the COVID-19 economic crisis.
Congress is expected to take up initiatives to promote mental health in farm communities.
Thinking of diversifying your farm with a farm to table brand? Learn the nuts and bolts of starting a local beef brand and selling direct to the public.