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WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2018 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today unveiled a new webpage featuring information about the importance of rural e-Connectivity and the ways the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing to help deploy high-speed broadband infrastructure in rural America.
By Anne Hazlett, Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development, U.S. Department of Agriculture
In the hills of eastern Kentucky, Keith Gabbard is more than the general manager of a telephone company. Keith is a first responder to a growing and monumental challenge in rural America– mental health. In 2017, Keith’s company, the Peoples Rural Telephone Cooperative, provided a high speed internet connection to deliver telehealth services to veterans in McKee, Kentucky, his hometown. Through this lifesaving resource, Peoples is creating rural prosperity in its community by creating access to modern health care services.
The AgriSafe Network has an opening for a data analyst Intern. The Intern is responsible for supporting the work of AgriSafe’s evaluation team. The intern will provide data analyst support to measure program impact. The intern will also write summary reports and participate in team meetings.
The AgriSafe Network has an opening for a Health Communication Intern. AgriSafe is a national 501©3 organization representing health and safety professionals who strive to reduce health disparities found among the agricultural community.