Proponents say that this approach could allow for widespread renewable energy development without displacing much-needed land for food.Read More...
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Instead of assuming you know where your community’s jobs are coming from, check the facts through a simple online tool.
The bulk of the proposed cuts target nutrition and food security programs. Farm, conservation, and rural development are also on the block.
As the outdoor recreation economies continue to pick up momentum, more states pledge to develop outdoor access with conservation, education and public health in mind.
Urban and rural America lost branch banks at a similar rate from 2012 to 2017, according to the Federal Reserve. But the loss could have graver consequences for a larger proportion of rural areas.
A familiar pattern emerges in the latest monthly employment figures. The more rural a county, the slower its job gains are.
Traditional measurements of economic innovation ignore the ways rural businesses create new goods, services, and techniques. A study from the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development at Penn State shows a new way to measure…
The life experience of older rural Americans can provide an entrepreneurial edge, says a social innovator.
A suite of online tools is designed to help rural leaders, policy makers, and investors shine the light on the building blocks of economic growth in rural areas and Opportunity Zones.