Friday, July 17, 2020

Quick hits: rural Wisconsin embraces hyperlocal food production; judge blocks rollback of methane emissions rule

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

As pandemic batters rural African-Americans in the South, a doctor and her plant biologist husband make house calls, offer herbal remedies to ease symptoms. Read more here.

Rural Wisconsin embraces hyperlocal food production in community spaces: Read more here.

Federal judge blocks Trump administration move to ease methane emissions for drillers on federal or tribal lands: Read more here.

As economy dips, producing more food at home might help, writes one author. Read more here.

Project to explore digital agriculture's impacts on rural America: Read more here.

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