Swenson media this week

June 19, 2019

David Swenson David Swenson, associate scientist, had several media contacts this week with:

Michelle Birnbaum, The Weather Channel, on the economic impacts of wet weather and reduced Midwest plantings on rural economies (farm households, the farm supply chain, and consumer prices).

Art Cullen, Storm Lake Times, about why some small communities are able to be consistently stable over time while others decline and struggle. 

Linh Ta, Des Moines Register, about the use of increased consumer-friendly automation in rural retail establishments like Casey’s General Store to offset the need to hire workers and to boost customer convenience.

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