Posted by Max Finberg on December 2, 2010 at 6:20 PM
USDA met with non-profit organizations in November last month to discuss efforts to fight hunger and revitalize rural communities. As a result, a conference call will be held on December 8th at 2pm on rural development and USDA will present at future regional conferences.
Posted by Secretary Tom Vilsack on October 22, 2010 at 11:43 AM
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack explains that the Administration's vision for rural America combines new technologies and new markets with better use of our natural resources-more home grown biofuels and renewable energy.
Posted by Heather Zichal on October 8, 2010 at 5:49 PM
Heather Zichal, Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, looks at the critical role America’s rural communities play not only in our national economy but also in helping to tackle our nation’s toughest energy challenges.
Posted by Secretary Tom Vilsack on September 24, 2010 at 5:44 PM
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discusses Recovery Act funding to 129 rural libraries in 30 states to create, expand, and improve our nation’s rural libraries – benefitting over 1.7 million rural residents.