Expanding Broadband Helps Rural Areas Survive

Article By Darin Leach  – Leach is the public information officer with USDA Rural Development in Iowa.
Reprinted with permission of Wallaces Farmer magazine.

 

Earlier this summer a unique partnership between Mabel Cooperative Telephone Co., MiEnergy Cooperative and Spring …

Tax Reform Act Impacts Cooperatives, Part IV: Impact on Governmental Grants

Perhaps the most impactful aspect of the recent tax reform law is the change to the treatment of governmental grants.  Many cooperatives qualify for governmental grants in furtherance of their community benefits, such as electric, telephone, and broadband service and …