Friday, February 12, 2021

Quick hits: milk production increasing too fast; EPA tells Amazon to stop selling illegal pesticides (again)

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

West Virginia students are some of the first in the nation to connect with the new satellite Starlink internet service. Here's how it's going. Read more here.

School gardens are linked with kids eating more vegetables. Read more here.

Milk production is increasing faster than demand is recovering. Read more here.

Federal aid is finally coming to a Washington town wiped out by wildfire last year. Read more here.

The Environmental Protection Agency has again ordered Amazon to stop selling illegal pesticides. Read more here.

Towns in the Deep South are counting on President Biden to keep his climate promises. Read more here.

A newly published research paper compares rural-urban disparities in deaths among low-income Medicare beneficiaries. Read more here.

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