As smart technology grows more essential to modern ag, farmers languish in digital dead zones
An excellent article by Karen Wilkinson on the challenges that rural farmers face in a digital age. These farmers have been left out of the broadband revolution as they struggle to survive in a digital world. More agricultural equipment depends on a digital connection.
One small correction. “Nevada City also won a contest sponsored by Google in 2010 to build a gigabit fiber network.” Nevada City applied but did not win the contest sponsored by Google; Kansas City was selected for the demonstration project.
The full article is in the September issue; a link is HERE.
Editors Note: The online version of the article has been corrected.