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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.
Posted byon September 24, 2010 at 11:50 AM EDT
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 11:20 AM EDT
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 7:01 PM EDT
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 6:13 PM EDT
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 5:13 PM EDT
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 5:45 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon August 16, 2010 at 4:30 PM EDT
Cabinet Secretaries and other top Administration officials are visiting state fairs this summer and fall to discuss ongoing efforts to address issues important to rural America.
Posted byon August 12, 2010 at 11:16 AM EDT
EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson takes part in a classic American tradition by visiting the Wisconsin State Fair and discusses the strategies to address environmental challenges faced by rural America.