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|11/25/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
For decades, Americans have migrated toward urban areas seeking opportunities, emptying out large swaths of countryside. In their wake, they have left shrinking communities that struggle to support multiple businesses, schools and hospitals.
This is a common theme in the Midwestern state of Iowa, whose population has grown by less than a million people in the past century. As family farms have consolidated into megafarms run by large corporations, rural residents have moved to cities like Des Moines, the state capital, or left the state altogether.
Shrinking rural America
The northwest region of Iowa has been hit especially hard, forcing those who remain read more >>>