Tag Archives: Rural Areas

USDA Unveils Resource Toolkit on Broadband Programs

The Department of Agriculture unveiled a resource guide to help facilitate broadband connection deployment in rural areas. The e-Connectivity Toolkit is a free PDF file listing over 27 programs that are intended to assist potential customers locate projects and resources to develop potential broadband initiatives, USDA said Wednesday.

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USDA To Fund Rural Telemedicine Development

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced funding for a series of health related programs designed to assist rural communities, according to a Monday USDA release. Through distance learning and telemedicine programs, 29 states with rural counties will share $14 million to be disbursed to 32 telemedicine projects, 19 distance learning …

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