Comstock’s Magazine: The Long Reach

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.

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