Agribusiness

Rural Broadband an Important Issue for Farmers

Like most in most industries, agribusinesses use broadband for many tasks, both in the office and field. However, due to their rural nature, farm operations often struggle with internet connectivity due to lack of resources. What are the Issues? Many farmers regularly experience issues such as pricey plans, slow speeds, and unreliable service. Access to broadband […]

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Supply Chain Issues: How They’re Affecting Agribusiness

Supply chain has been a major topic of conversation (and consternation) across various industries for quite some time; the agribusiness supply chain is no exception and farmers are feeling the crunch during one of their busiest times of year. While dealing with the regular dynamics of harvest season, farmers now must also contend with planning […]

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USDA’s Pandemic Response and Safety Grant Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) developed a Pandemic Response and Safety (PRS) Grant Program that awards supplemental funding to agribusinesses for purposes of providing COVID-19 protections to their workers. This grant was made available under section 751 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. When creating the PRS Grant Program, […]

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