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October 29, 2019

Internet connectivity troubles plague farmers

An alarming 60% of U.S. farmers say they do not have enough connectivity to run their businesses, according to a new study commissioned by the United Soybean Board (USB). The study investigated fixed, satellite, cellular and hotspot connections and found that farmers do not agree that their internet access provides value for the cost either in their offices (65%) or in their fields (77%). Also, because their farms can’t move, 78% of farmers do not have another viable option to change service providers.  Read more

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