The newest edition of the oft-quoted annual reference from the USDA Economic Research Service is online. The snapshot shows a sector still struggling to make it back to pre-recession economic conditions.Read More...
Don’t worry, urban America. The presidential candidates aren’t ignoring your issues because of the primary system. They are ignoring all the big issues. Feel better?
A state office focuses on programs and approaches that will help the “least haves” gain access to broadband. The Daily Yonder speaks with the office’s director, who gained her government and technology experience in a rural county.
It’s an old saw that poor, white, rural communities are failing to vote for their own economic interests. But if neither party seems capable of improving rural conditions, are economic interests even on the ballot.
Community leaders in western Iowa are trying to use the area's emerging local food and farm sector to attract young people and new entrepreneurs.
Rural bridges may no longer be able to carry the load of commerce and development. Saving money by delaying construction and restoration could wind up costing us a lot more in the long run.
Advised by a high-school counselor to lower their expectations, Hispanic community college students pursue education and their dreams.
A panel of Native American young people talks with President Obama about what remains to be done in Indian Country as the final event of the White House Tribal Nations Conference.
With Justice Department approval of the sale of Cargill’s hog division, pork-producing companies that used to be held close to home are now in the hands of Chinese and South American multinational corporations.