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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.
Posted byon October 8, 2010 at 5:49 PM EDT
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 5:44 PM EDT
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.