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Posted byon October 26, 2010 at 4:06 PM EST
Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, talks about some of the ways USDA and the Recovery Act continue to bring jobs to rural America.
Posted byon October 22, 2010 at 10:43 AM EST
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 byon October 8, 2010 at 4:49 PM EST
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 byon September 24, 2010 at 4:44 PM EST
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.
Posted byon September 24, 2010 at 10:50 AM EST
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar encourages Americans to get outdoors in honor of National Public Lands Day and National Hunting and Fishing Day.
Posted byon September 8, 2010 at 10:20 AM EST
Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan discusses how her visit to the Nevada State Fair validates that we’re on the right track and the Farm Financial Forecasts for 2010.
Posted byon September 1, 2010 at 6:01 PM EST
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack discusses encouraging news from two USDA reports that illustrate the strength of the recovery in our agricultural economy.
Posted byon August 25, 2010 at 5:13 PM EST
As part of the restoration efforts following Hurricane Katrina, Dallas Tonsager, Under Secretary of USDA Rural Development, discusses how hundreds of Louisiana families have utilized the agency's single-family housing programs to rebuild their lives.
Posted byon August 20, 2010 at 4:13 PM EST
Deputy Administrator Marie Johns visits the Indiana State Fair and discusses how the Small Business Administration is working to create the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Posted byon August 18, 2010 at 4:45 PM EST
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visits the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines and announces renewable energy and energy efficiency loans and grants to help meet the needs of rural America.