Improving Rural Prosperity

In April 2017, President Trump issued an executive order establishing the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity “to ensure the informed exercise of regulatory authority that impacts agriculture and rural communities.” Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is chairman of the Task Force, which includes a total of 22 federal agencies and local leaders. In January … Continue reading Improving Rural Prosperity

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Rebuilding Rural America

Rural infrastructure is vital to American agriculture and as roads, highways, bridges, railways, locks and dams, and water systems continuously deteriorate, American agriculture suffers economically at home and becomes less competitive on a global scale. Despite the importance of rural infrastructure, past infrastructure initiatives have focused on urban and suburban areas while not adequately addressing … Continue reading Rebuilding Rural America