Poverty is high and rising in rural areas across America. But there are also significant differences in the extent of that poverty, depending on the region.
Dec 28, 2010 The Daily Yonder
More than two-thirds of rural areas in the United States have seen growth in jobs since 2009, according to this article from <em>The Daily Yonder</em>.
Dec 15, 2010 The Daily Yonder
Most of rural America is getting older. But not all of it.
Jul 27, 2010 The Daily Yonder
The changing face of America's energy menu includes a variety of alternative sources, many of which are being developed in the country's rural areas.
Jun 24, 2010 The Daily Yonder
Development in rural America has long been a confounding problem. Increasing outmigration highlights the importance of finding new methods for economic development beyond agriculture.
May 31, 2010 The Daily Yonder
Silos and smokestacks are the way of the past for rural area development, according to economist Mark Drabenstott who offers a new idea for bringing economic activity to rural places.
Apr 19, 2010 The Daily Yonder
Despite gains in the 1990s, the last decade has seen jumps in poverty in rural areas, where rates continue to exceed the national average.
Nov 24, 2009 The Daily Yonder
A new report from the Economic Research Service looks at how the economic recession is affecting rural areas. For the most part, things are a lot worse in America's nonmetro areas.
Oct 3, 2009 The Daily Yonder
Suicide rates are on the rise in rural areas, according to a new study. Compared to urban areas, rural men are committing suicide 54% more often.
Sep 28, 2009 The Daily Yonder
Expanding America's power grid to connect wind and solar power plants to the urban areas they fuel will require thousands of miles of transmission lines. Most of it will be built in rural areas where locals are not likely to be very welcoming.
Jun 30, 2009 The Daily Yonder