Jan 25, 2023
“Brain Gain?” Research shows rural population is actually growing, especially in recreational areas; other small towns are having success offering relocation incentives like free building lots, cash, complimentary dinners and even internet credits; researchers say the key is flexibility and creativity.
Jan 18, 2023
Maine has an ambitious plan to provide high-speed internet to all rural and urban communities by the end of 2024, a rural Missouri school district will be one of the first to get electric buses rolling, and Appalachian states are teaching health care providers about Mpox.
Jan 11, 2023
The “landback” movement to restore Native lands to indigenous peoples uses GIS to identify opportunities, the pioneering Kentucky-based company AppHarvest is facing headwinds with Controlled Environment Agriculture, and a rural Tennessee community is at the heart of a global storytelling movement.
Jan 4, 2023
Farm Groups say grocery chain "Mega-Merger" would decimate regional food markets, South Dakota tribes request more resources to meet weather-related disasters, and the Southwest taps federal funds to recover from a massive wildfire.