CFAES testimony at House hearing: How new technology can benefit rural America

New technology holds promise for America’s small farms and rural businesses, but public-sector involvement—such as for expanding rural broadband access—is needed for that promise to be realized. So said Doug Jackson-Smith, professor of water security and rural sociology with CFAES, in comments delivered Jan. 9 in Washington, D.C., to the U.S. House Committee on Small Business’ Subcommittee on Innovation and Workforce Development.

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