Rural America has been hit hard by the opioid epidemic, and sheriffs say drug intervention centers can be the solution to lower overdose deaths that are consuming people of all ages and demographic groups.
Nathan Ohle, Chief Executive Officer of the Rural Community Assistance Partnership, discusses how rural and tribal communities are in need of support and resources after being hit hard by the pandemic.
The House will have several newcomers in key ag districts as voters elected new representatives in Minnesota, Kansas, Iowa, Texas and other states with Republican challengers defeating incumbent Democrats.
Agri-Pulse plans to host a webinar discussion about “The Intersection of Rural America & Manufacturing: A Preview of Election Issues with Rep. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, D-N.M, Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-S.D. and AEM’s Kip Eideberg” on Sept. 29 from noon to 1 pm EST.
In this opinion piece, Lisa Safarian, president of Crop Science North America at Bayer, discusses the importance rural broadband has on the agriculture industry and why it needs more attention from Congress.
Bernie Sanders, whose ideas for transforming the economy extended to his views on farm and rural policy, ends his presidential campaign but claims victory for his ideology while pledging to support Vice President Joe Biden.