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USDA invests $55M for broadband in Kentucky, Tennessee

Jan. 30, 2020 4:49 AM EST

COLUMBIA, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has invested $55.3 million in four high-speed broadband projects that will benefit rural residents of Kentucky and Tennessee. Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy announced the funding Wednesday in a statement,...

University of Tennessee to offer wine production workshop

Jan. 6, 2020 4:47 AM EST

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee's Institute of Agriculture is offering workshops for farmers interested in producing grapes and making wine in the state. The workshops will be held across the state in January and February, the institute said. The schedule includes sessions on Jan. 27 in...