Rural Development

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Rural America is a changing landscape, where renewable energy, new markets for food and crops, and new residents can serve as a basis for more resilient and sustainable farms, rural economies and ecosystems.

One rural community responds to climate change

First Rural Climate Dialogue held in Morris, Minnesota, generates direct steps to addressing community's concerns about a changing climate.

10 reasons TTIP is bad for good food and farming

TTIP is bad for good food and farming around the world and here are 10 reasons why.

Seeking the whole story: New metrics needed to evaluate agricultural practices

Old indicators used to evaluate agricultural practices only tell part of the story. A new IATP report calls for new, more representative metrics.

No green jobs for you! Secret EU-US trade agreement threatens Minnesota’s solar rebate and other local green job programs

Secret EU-US trade agreement threatens Minnesota’s solar rebate and other local green job programs

A rural response to climate change

Rural communities are more susceptible to the threats of climate change and will play an integral role in addressing its causes.




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