Friday, June 26, 2020

Quick hits: State fairs the latest casualty of pandemic; federal court blocks cancer label on Roundup

Here's a roundup of stories with rural resonance; if you do or see similar work that should be shared on The Rural Blog, email us at

For Appalachian pastors, reopening means walking with the poor and vulnerable. Read more here.

Dartmouth College report finds that rural New Hampshire and Vermont adapted well to the pandemic. Read more here.

Federal court blocks California cancer label on Bayer's Roundup herbicide. Read more here.

State fairs are the latest casualty of covid-19, with at least 15 states canceling theirs. Read more here.

Pandemic proves need for rural grocers. Read more here.

Wood heaters that U.S. regulators deemed too polluting to sell can now be donated to tribal nations and Appalachian communities. Read more here.

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