Wisconsin Lawmakers To Examine Broadband Access Program, Netflix Business Model, Women Taking Over The Family Farm

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The American Farmland Trust says women could end up running 75 percent of the country’s family-owned farms by 2030. Our guest explains the factors that have made women the new face of the family farm, and how it’ll impact Wisconsin’s agriculture industry. We also discuss whether streaming services like Netflix have a viable business model, and state lawmakers have formed a committee to examine how well a government program that incentivizes broadband expansion.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin Lawmakers To Examine Broadband Access Program

    A new legislative committee will look at the efficacy of a state program granting money to rural broadband expansion project. WPR reporter Danielle Kaeding joins us to talk about the news.

  • Are Women The New Face Of The Family Farm?

    As an older generation of farmers retires or dies, increasingly, women are taking over the family farm. We’ll find out how the shift could change the face of independent farms in Wisconsin and beyond.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Danielle Kaeding Guest
  • Alana Semuels Guest
  • Veronica Rueckert Interviewer

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