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Broadband's role in agricultural technologies and the rural economy

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Whitacre, Brian (main author / Oklahoma State University)
Format:
Presentation
Publication Date:
2018
URL:
https://www.chicagofed.org/events/2018/ag-conference
Published:
USA
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
adoption, communication research, economic development, economics of information, farmers, information needs, Internet, media effectiveness, mobile communication systems, policies, rural-urban differences, technology adoption, telephone communication, value of information, precision farming, information technology, digital divide, wireless, broadband, cell phones, smartphones, mobile technology, connectivity, technology access, fixed technology, digital speed
Notes:
32 pages., From the website, proceed to "agenda" link., PowerPoint presentation for the Federal Reserve Annual Agriculture Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 2018., Addresses the concept of "broadband," the rural-urban digital divide, broadband across the Midwest, academic research in rural broadband, and current federal/state policy.