Rural Development Reconnect reaches new milestone

Rural Development Reconnect reaches new milestone

The Deputy Undersecretary for USDA Rural Development says the last of the funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law has been awarded from their agency.

Farah Ahmad tells Brownfield USDA’s ReConnect Program has received $2.3 billion since 2021 to expand high-speed internet in rural areas.

“Whether you are a small business on Main Street in your rural county, or you’re a farmer engaging in precision agriculture, or a rural hospital, just trying to connect to your patients that may be hundreds of miles away, high-speed Internet is going to help grow those possibilities and grow more economic opportunities,” she says.


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