​​​​NRECA joined NTCA—The Rural Broadband Association, the Fiber Broadband Association and other entities that support rural America to ask Congress for better broadband objectives in the next Farm Bill. On March 14, the coalition sent a let​ter​ to the chairs and ranking members of both the House and Senate Agriculture committees asking for minimum broadband standards of 100 Mbps symmetrical service in upcoming Farm Bill broadband programs. ​​