Rural Development Provisions of the 2008 Farm Bill

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This report discusses the provisions under Title VI of the 2008 farm bill (P.L. 110-246, Food, Conservation, and Energy Act), which addresses development and issues in rural areas. The report includes background on the policies, issues, and programs involved in rural development as well as a breakdown of the provisions in the 2008 farm bill, such as broadband and telecommunications, rural utilities infrastructure, business and community development, regional development, and other provisions. It also includes a comparison of rural development provisions in the 2002 and 2008 farm bills.

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Cowan, Tadlock September 18, 2008.

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  • Cowan, Tadlock Analyst in Natural Resources and Rural Development Policy; Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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This report discusses the provisions under Title VI of the 2008 farm bill (P.L. 110-246, Food, Conservation, and Energy Act), which addresses development and issues in rural areas. The report includes background on the policies, issues, and programs involved in rural development as well as a breakdown of the provisions in the 2008 farm bill, such as broadband and telecommunications, rural utilities infrastructure, business and community development, regional development, and other provisions. It also includes a comparison of rural development provisions in the 2002 and 2008 farm bills.

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  • September 18, 2008

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Cowan, Tadlock. Rural Development Provisions of the 2008 Farm Bill, report, September 18, 2008; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc94112/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.