Help is on the way to small businesses across the country, including farms and other ag employers. The Small Business Administration has released rules for a landmark $349 billion forgivable loan program funded by the $2 trillion economic stimulus bill.
Nearly one in every two American farmers would be interested in being paid to help reduce climate change, even though the climate issue is a relatively low priority and producers aren’t necessarily worried about its impact on their operations, according to the latest Agri-Pulse poll of U.S. agriculture.
Lori and Jonathan Sallet own an organic farm on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, preserved under an agricultural conservation easement. In this opinion piece, they share their thoughts on how agriculture and rural broadband can work together to solve climate change.