Infrastructure Funding Wanted on Local Level

April 19, 2012 12:13 PM
Infrastructure Funding Wanted on Local Level

The results from this week’s Farm Journal Pulse show nearly 50% of farmers want resources for local and county roads.

Farm Journal Pulse


In farming, the roads, rivers and other waterways used to transport agricultural products are vital. They allow farmers to be connected and competitive.
An article published this past fall in Farm Journal Magazine, "U.S. Infrastructure Reality Check," highlighted the immense need for infrastructure improvements. And, not just one portion of the U.S.’s infrastructure, all of it.
(Read more of Farm Journal’s "From Field to Port" infrastructure series.)
In this week’s Farm Journal Pulse, a text message poll of farmers and ranchers, we asked, when looking at infrastructure resources, where should be applied?
Here are the results:
FJ Pulse Results 4 19 12



See the Results

Does a farmer’s location make a difference? See for yourself with our interactive Farm Journal Pulse map.
Pulse 4 19 12

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You're invited to be part of the heartbeat of our new national producer panel that speaks up and speaks out. Participating is as easy as answering two quick poll questions per month via text message from your mobile phone.
By partnering with Commodity Update, the leading provider of agricultural information to mobile phones, Farm Journal sends you the question via a text message on the first and third Wednesday of each month.



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