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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.
Posted byon August 6, 2010 at 1:27 PM EDT
Ambassador Ron Kirk attends the Bangor State Fair in Maine and discusses how trade can support well-paying jobs domestically with local business leaders, workers, and farmers.
USDA and the Commerce Department Supporting Broadband Access and Economic Opportunity Across America through the Recovery ActPosted byon August 4, 2010 at 1:18 PM EDT
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke report on how their agencies are undertaking new projects in the coming weeks to help improve the nation's broadband infrastructure.
Posted byon July 28, 2010 at 6:41 PM EDT
Deputy Transportation Secretary John Porcari visits the 157th Ohio State Fair and discusses the summer of recovery, that means more than $1.1 billion for Ohio's road, bridge, transit and airport projects.
Posted byon July 26, 2010 at 12:49 PM EDT
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan describes his experience with 4-H and the Future Farmers of America students at the Delaware State Fair.
Posted byon July 22, 2010 at 5:40 PM EDT
More than 150 rural education and technology experts participate in a National Rural Education Technology Summit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian to learn from one another and provide feedback to federal officials.
Posted byon June 29, 2010 at 2:56 PM EDT
USDA Deputy Under Secretary Jerry Mande discusses this year's Food Safety Week and offers safe and easy food handeling suggestions and tips.
Posted byon June 24, 2010 at 5:53 PM EDT
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack unveils a new report outlining both the current state of renewable energy efforts in America and a plan to develop regional strategies to increase the production, marketing and distribution of biofuels.