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Axne discusses Ag Committee meeting on rural broadband

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Yesterday, Iowa 3rd District Congresswoman Cindy Axne talked about a series of House Ag Committee Meetings that happened last week. We talked about the work being done to improve soil health. Today we will discuss the situation with Rural Broadband. Many strides have been made, but there is still work to be done.

USDA Rural Development Undersecretary Small talked to the committee about the progress on getting more connectivity out into the country. There have been discrepancies in mapping, and Axne asked for an update.

Axne also asked how states are being involved.

Of course, when we talk about advancements in rural America, it takes understanding in urban America. Axne talks about that situation, especially when a Farm Bill is around the corner.

Without that understanding, the Farm Bill could look a lot different.