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Posted byon February 25, 2011 at 5:55 PM EDT
As part of its ongoing efforts to improve relations with and conditions for Native Americans, the White House is releasing the synopsis of the 2010 White House Tribal Nations Conference. Read it here.
Posted byon February 25, 2011 at 4:08 PM EDT
The USDA announces a new claims process for Hispanics and women who believe they were the victims of discrimination in federal aid money. Secretary Tom Vilsack explains the claims process.
Posted byon February 18, 2011 at 1:20 PM EDT
Dr. Alma Hobbs, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration at the Department of Agriculture, talks about her work to promote American farms and agricultural education.
Posted byon February 11, 2011 at 8:09 PM EDT
A look back at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon February 2, 2011 at 3:36 PM EDT
Proposed new rules for enforcing mine safety will help protect the health and safety of Americans with one of our nation's most dangerous jobs.
Posted byon December 2, 2010 at 6:20 PM EDT
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 byon November 30, 2010 at 5:41 PM EDT
Secretary Salazar discusses the Congressional approval of five major settlements for Indian country that are nothing short of historic.
Posted byon November 1, 2010 at 11:41 AM EDT
Melody Barnes, Director of the Domestic Policy Council, looks back at the Administration's visits to state fairs across the country, including an interactive map.
Posted byon October 26, 2010 at 5:06 PM EDT
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 11:43 AM EDT
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.