How soon will Ohioans see a difference in their broadband offerings and what does that process look like? On this week’s Our Ohio Weekly, we connect with experts to talk about rural broadband.
The internet is no longer a luxury item. Many of us rely on connectivity to maintain the health of our families, our communities and society as a whole, making it a necessity for all Ohioans, including rural areas.
A new digital map from the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration provides more detail about broadband needs across the country than any other publicly available resource.
Rural broadband, local meat processing capacity, H2Ohio, the Ohio Department of Agriculture and Ohio State among budget winners.
Farm Bureau is asking members to reach out to their legislators and tell their personal stories about how a lack of reliable, affordable broadband has had an adverse impact on their livelihoods.
The Broadband Expansion Grant Program would create the development of broadband infrastructure and increased access for high-speed internet in rural areas.
The bill allocates $20 million this year for broadband and establishes the Ohio Residential Broadband Expansion Program.
The Ohio Agriculture and Rural Communities Action Plan puts Farm Bureau’s priority issues front and center, brings people together, and creates opportunities for agriculture.
The yearlong pandemic has starkly demonstrated the desperate need to expand rural access to broadband in Ohio.
Ohio Farm Bureau has new leadership. Former president Frank Burkett left the OFBF board and was elected to the Nationwide board of directors shortly thereafter. Ohio Farm Bureau founded the Farm Bureau Mutual Automobile Insurance Company in 1926, which later…