July 6, 2022
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Farm internet access rises in North & South Dakota


According to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, the national average of farms that have access to computers in 2011 is at 65 percent. That compares to 69 percent in North Dakota and 68 percent in South Dakota.

Sixty-seven percent of farms in North Dakota had internet access, up 6 percent from the last time this data was collected in 2009. And 63 percent of farms in South Dakota had internet access, up 1 percent from 2009. That compares to 62 percent of the national average of farms with internet access.

The full report, including additional state- and national-level data, can be found here:

Click to access FarmComp-08-12-2011.pdf

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