Enterprises that received support through Rural Development’s Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program have a much higher survival rate than businesses that did not participate in the program, a new study shows.Read More...
Some regions that have already adapted to tough climate conditions may see less disruption on the farm than other areas that aren’t as accustomed to drought and higher temperatures.
We know what works to treat opioid addiction, says journalist Beth Macy. Why aren’t we doing more of it?
Conservatives like J.D. Vance tell struggling rural Americans to "work harder." Liberals say "stop voting against your best interests." But neither side understands how deeply betrayed working-class residents of all races feel, says scholar…
The nonprofit RIP Medical Debt has forgiven the debt of more than 10,000 individuals with the help of donors with ties to Appalachia. The organization is launching a campaign to reduce medical debt for more families in the region.
Up to 70 percent of relocating workers at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture could leave the agency, the union reports. Last year the agency distributed $1.5 billion to universities and research projects around the country.
The timeline for moving the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture calls for completing the transition by September 30.