Solar power brings light to some Navajo Nation homes

The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority is installing solar panel arrays in homes that have traditionally been without electricity. They acknowledge that solar is not the answer to powering all homes, rather a step in the right direction.

Facebook ‘Farming ‘ for Rural Organizations

A Mississippi Extension Service project shows rural businesses how to use social media to build markets for their products and services. Two examples provide some simple lessons for turning “likes” into something more…

Pell Grants and Rural Students

The "myth" is that Pell Grants go mostly to minority students attending urban schools. In fact, a plurality of Pell Grants are awarded to rural students attending rural community colleges.