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Good News from USDA for Small ISPs

When the ARRA Broadband RFP was released, multiple small ISPs were interested until they saw the additional workload the owner and staff would have to invest, just to submit the proposal and decided not to participate. 361 more words

Broadband Tech

How the bacon controversy came to light

In an exclusive interview with The Ecuadorian Interrogator, several key players in the bacon industry agreed to speak on the condition of anonymity and reveal how farmers across the country got caught up in a conspiracy reaching to the highest levels of numerous federal agencies. 951 more words

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Organic Programs Go Adrift During Government Shutdown

The federal government shutdown is going on its fourth week with no clear resolution in sight. According to estimates from S&P Global, the shutdown has already cost the U.S. 929 more words

What Is Organic

Which Mortgage Loan is Right for Me?

Whenever I begin working with a potential home buyer, I am often asked about loans.  Since acquiring a loan is the very first step towards becoming a homeowner I find it necessary to know a little about each loan type.   798 more words


Illinois SNAP Benefits Continue Through February During Government Shutdown

Chicago (CBS) — The Illinois Department of Human Services announced Friday that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will be funded through the end of February but will be issued early. 131 more words


The Ag Law Harvest

Written by: Evin Bachelor, Law Fellow

Welcome to 2019 from all of us at the OSU Extension Agricultural and Resource Law Program!  With a new Congress, a new Ohio General Assembly, and a new slate of leaders atop Ohio’s executive offices, we are expecting a flurry of activity in the new year.  1,659 more words

Ag Law Harvest

What Is A Government For?

When reading yesterday about Trump’s threat to cut off emergency aid to the state of California to assist in its efforts to recover and rebuild after the recent deadly fires, I had to ask … what is a government for, then?  668 more words

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