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Missouri’s Agriculture Director Discusses Rural Broadband and Meat Processing

Missouri’s agriculture director says one of the biggest challenges farmers have faced during the pandemic has been the lack of broadband capability in rural areas. State Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn shared her thoughts.

She says too many farmers have to drive 20 to 30 miles away just to get wifi. State officials say 54-thousand Missouri businesses and farms lack high-speed internet access. Missouri’s governor has announced a 50-million dollar project to expand broadband across the state.


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