Friday, October 02, 2020

Quick hits: automated harvesting, pandemic misinformation and a 1921 battle on U.S. soil you probably never heard of

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

The Appalachian Leadership Institute at the Appalachian Regional Commission has announced the 40 fellows for its class of 2020-21. Read more here.

What will automated harvesting mean for rural areas, farmworkers and farmers? Read more here.

House and Senate Democrats proposed spending $1 million to study how misinformation and disinformation have affected the coronavirus pandemic response. Read more here.

A new book, The Road to Blair Mountain, is a fascinating account of "the biggest battle on U.S. soil that most Americans have never heard of," a reviewer says.

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