Keneth T. Graves

VSU’s Rural Development Institute helps Georgian communities thrive

May 23, 202222-85 Jessica PopeCommunications and Media Relations Coordinator Nine Georgia communities representing Bacon County, Crawford County, Dawson County, Lanier County, Mitchell County, Peach County, Seminole County, Twigs County, and Worth County have been selected to attend Valdosta State University’s first rural development institute. VALDOSTA — With a focus on …

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Four Laurel students selected for Rural Development Center youth programs | Local News

The Center for Rural Development selected four students from Laurel County to participate in its summer leadership programs. Rogers Scholars Trey Jackson, a sophomore at South Laurel High School, will join high school students from across southern and eastern Kentucky this summer for the 25th annual Rogers Scholars Youth Leadership …

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Clallam County Rural Community Leadership Program Information

Rural Development Initiatives invite residents of Clallam County to participate in the next West End Rural Community Leadership Class. This FREE program, supported by the Benjamin Phillips Fund and the Medina Foundation, is based on the belief that thriving rural communities grow from a broad base of skilled, motivated leaders …

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Brown Announces More Than $6.6 Million for Rural Development in Southeast Ohio

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Department of Rural Development has awarded a total of $6,673,000 to five communities in southeast Ohio. “This federal funding will enable critical investments in our state’s infrastructure and spur economic growth,” Brown …

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Milton Downs sells to a farming family in the district

Milton Downs in Bellata is a major producer of grain and dry cotton. Photo: Moree Immobilier ONE of Australia’s largest and best-known farm properties, Milton Downs, near Moree in north-west New South Wales, has been sold at an undisclosed price to a young family who was already farming in the …

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Mayo Sheep Farmer Joins Farming for Nature Network

A County Mayo sheep farmer who considers himself a steward of the land has joined the Farming for Nature (FFN) Ambassador Network. Now in its fourth year, FFN has been created to highlight the stories of farmers across Ireland who are managing their land sustainably, while providing an income for …

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Comcast Invests $1 Million to Bring Broadband to Rural Community of Biola, California in Fresno County

Comcast Opens Three New Elevator Zones Offering Free Wi-Fi, Donates More Than $100,000 and 250 Free Laptops to Boost Digital Equity in the Region Livermore, CA –News Direct– Comcast CA Comcast today announced that it has invested $1 million to bring broadband to Biola, California, a rural community in Fresno …

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MDARD provides grants to UP communities for rural development projects

MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) — Some rural communities around UP stand to benefit from improved infrastructure. Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Rural Development Fund grants are intended to support projects and industries that benefit rural communities. The department received 114 proposals and awarded grants to 21 projects, …

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UP obtains rural development grants | News, Sports, Jobs

EAST LANSING — The towns of Iron Mountain, Norway, Crystal Falls and Iron River are among 12 Upper Peninsula communities that have received rural development grants through the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Michigan USDA Director Brandon Fewins said Thursday. “These projects represent significant infrastructure investments in public …

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Jennersville hospital closure spells bad news for rural community

On December 31, most of us found ourselves ready to put 2021 behind us and anticipate what 2022 might bring. For Jennersville Hospital in West Grove, Chester County, there would be no future prospects. At midnight on January 1, 2022, the rural hospital, which has been around for over 100 …

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Jeremy Clarkson’s farming neighbors back Top Gear star’s plan for Diddly Squat restaurant

Jeremy Clarkson has been backed by fellow farmers, food producers and local residents in Oxfordshire after his plan to build a hilltop restaurant was rejected by council. The Amazon Prime star, 61, said he was ‘very’ frustrated after local authorities turned down his bid to build a new restaurant and …

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Aengus Mac Grianna opens up about alpaca breeding and home life

Former presenter of RTE Aengus Mac Grianna reflected on her life with husband Terry Gill after stepping down from his role with the national broadcaster in 2018 after 30 years. Aengus is currently preparing to take on other Irish celebrities on the ballroom floor in the final season of Dancing …

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The growing strength of agriculture as social justice

A new crop of farms is taking root in the Capital Region, with shoots and leaves spreading towards the light of social justice. The fertile soil of the Hudson, Mohawk and Schoharie valleys has long attracted urban transplants to try their hand at farming, but more of these farmers are …

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Payday loans for bad credit

Many people search on the internet every day looking to find ‘bad bad credit payday loan’ that can aid them with their financial problems. The term “payday loan” typically referred to a short-term loan to be repaid at the time of the next payday. The concept of “payday lending” within …

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Bank of America Balance Assist Lender Review

Bank of America’s Balance Assistance program can provide short-term, low-value loans to bank customers for a fixed amount. The program, created in part to help clients avoid high-interest payday loans, is expected to be available nationwide by early 2022. Best features Access the money almost instantly if you are approved. …

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SNAP spending and the rural economy | News, Sports, Jobs

The Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP, is often misunderstood as favoring urban residents over rural ones. Formerly known as food stamps, a new study analyzing this program shows that the opposite may be true. SNAP makes nutritional assistance payments to one in eight Americans every month. About 16% of …

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Safari hunting companies urged to consider human rights-based rural development

Emmanuel KoroGone are the days of seasonally focused employment of a handful of locals and distributing a few pieces of protein-rich game meat. This development approach is unfair to African hunting communities who suffer from the socio-economic costs of coexistence with wildlife. They deserve ongoing investments and life changing benefits …

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Cash App Borrow: The Latest Cash App Loan Feature

Jacob Ammentorp Lund / Getty Images / iStockphoto If there are times when you need an advance before you get your paycheck, the Cash App Loan Money could save your life. After all, sending and receiving money from peer-to-peer payment service is so easy. The good news is that there …

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