The Legislative Commission on Rural Resources is excited to present the Fall 2023 edition of *Rural Futures*, a newsletter that underscores their unwavering commitment to advocating for rural communities in New York State. This newsletter reflects a year of significant accomplishments, raising awareness of the importance of rural New York within state government. In 2023, they have spearheaded collaboration across various levels of government, marking a turning point in their mission.
Highlights of the 2023 Edition:
1. LCRR: 2023 Updates: Delve into the Legislative Commission on Rural Resources’ most notable achievements and initiatives in 2023. These accomplishments include increased funding for rural healthcare, vital infrastructure projects, and several other measures aimed at enhancing the quality of life in rural areas.
2. NY Fiber Trail: Driving Business to Rural Fiber Farms: Learn how the innovative NY Fiber Trail project is driving economic growth to rural fiber farms. This initiative is contributing to the sustainability and prosperity of rural communities by leveraging their unique resources.
3. The Potential of Small Grains: Explore the potential of small grains in rural New York. This article sheds light on the untapped opportunities in small grain farming, showcasing the Commission’s dedication to diversifying agricultural practices.
4. A Year in the Life of a Rural Board of Elections: Gain insight into the dynamic operations of a rural Board of Elections over the course of a year. This feature story provides an in-depth look at the challenges, triumphs, and day-to-day efforts of these essential organizations in rural areas.
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