The USDA Invests $7.2M in Rural Broadband for Iowa and South Dakota Families

The following press release was issued by the USDA on November 15, 2019  HAWARDEN, Iowa, Nov. 15, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey today announced USDA has invested $7.2 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for rural households and farms in Iowa and South …

South Dakota announces $5 million in state rural broadband grant dollars

Published by Ag Week on May 28, 2019 By Sarah Mearhoff RAPID CITY, S.D. — As part of Republican Gov. Kristi Noem’s plan to expand rural internet access across South Dakota, the state is granting $5 million to help complete eight broadband expansion projects by the end of the year. The Governor’s Office in a Tuesday, May 28, news release …