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As Insurance Companies Stop Full Coverage for Covid-19, Rural Hospitals Brace for More Financial Burdens

The federal government will still pay for the care of uninsured Covid-19 patients. But the insurance-rule changes could stress struggling rural hospitals.

Science-based management, fire-resistant homes can offset wildfires – Concrete Log Homes

The Forest Service has continued to put out 98% of the wildfires that start, instead of letting a few burn to clear out debris.

“Our recent wildfires are telling us an awful lot about what works and what doesn’t,” said Fire Lab scientist Mark Finney. “They’re telling us the current practices, whatever we’re doing, are not protecting our wildlands, our watersheds, our timber, our habitat, our recreational values.”

Growing Crops Under Solar Panels? Now There’s a Bright Idea

In the new scientific (and literal) field of agrivoltaics, researchers are showing how panels can increase yields and reduce water use on a warming planet.

“Boise Is In A Full Fledged Housing Crash” Real Estate Expert – OR – Why the U.S. Housing Boom Isn’t a Bubble

Boise leads the nation in price reductions at 920%.

Why child-care workers are quitting

Working in a day care is a demanding job — but the pay is typically around just $12 an hour, and often without benefits. Many child-care workers have quit during the pandemic, leaving parents without options and struggling to return to work themselves.

A War For Talent Is Starting—Spoiler Alert: Workers Will Win

It’s incredulous to see the economy and job market heating up, when only a few months ago, we were mired in misery. In a dramatic comeback, Americans are finding new jobs.

Nick Offerman extols the virtue of the great outdoors amid the pandemic

Offerman had the general overview of the book laid out for years, inspired by the writings of his favorite agrarians. He’d also already visited Glacier National Park for a week with famous friends Jeff Tweedy and George Saunders, an adventure that readers will find out all about in the book.

Another Global Pandemic Is Spreading—Among Pigs

African swine fever killed half the pigs in China. There is no vaccine and no treatment. Now it’s in the Caribbean and on the doorstep of the US.

Program Helps New Farmers Find ‘Entrepreneurial Edge’ – Value added: Meat program helps Missoula students learn to raise, butcher, sell

The National Farmers Union offers a free, year-long training program to help new farmers learn the business side of agriculture.

You’re Invited: Dorsey’s Webinar: Practical Tips for Responding to Fair Use Inquiries (10/21)

Be ready the next time a business client or the marketing department asks, “Can I use this?”