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This strategy brief explores how technology strategies present a possibility for a greener California. Managing the daily usage of internet tools and electronic communications with informed strategies can help promote cleaner, healthier lifestyles. Chief recommendations include teleworking to reduce traffic and carbon emissions, telehealth to connect providers and patients, and precision agriculture to save water and increase productivity.
This paper looks at the impact of broadband loan programs from the U.S. Department of Agriculture have had on their recipient communities. The researchers found that access to high-speed internet could improve sales and drive down costs, with the positive effects being larger for crops than livestock and animal products.
A paper from January 2018 that highlights research related to the impact of broadband and its applications on economic development, migration and civic engagement, education, telework, telehealth, smart cities, and agriculture.
This paper offers key principles and highlights practical broadband deployment and adoption solutions to increase agricultural productivity and sustainability. Farmers need connectivity in the farmhouse, field, and community for sustainable, data-driven agriculture, and providing practical solutions gives them the necessary tools for innovative farming practices.
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