Congressman Boucher on Internet Infrastructure

An interview with Congressman Rick Boucher (VA-9) on the importance of broadband internet access to communities in his southwest Virginia district, and of the important role of government support in developing the internet “backbone” and ensuring wide access to it. [wpdm_file id=89]

The Avian Aqua Miser: An Automatic Chicken Waterer

A portrait of Mark Hamilton and Anna Hess, farmers in Scott County, Virginia, who have used the internet to create a thriving market for their invention, an innovative device to provide water to chickens without creating an unsanitary mess. Their story underlines the importance of good Internet access to rural economic development. [wpdm_file id=88]