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Posted byon June 19, 2013 at 5:40 PM EDT
The White House Rural Council announces a new commitment to increase access to capital and provide additional training and counseling services to small businesses and entrepreneurs.
Posted byon May 6, 2013 at 9:24 AM EDT
Last week, hundreds of innovators gathered at the World Bank IFC Center to brainstorm about how Open Data can be harnessed to help meet the challenge of sustainably feeding nine billion people by 2050, as part of the first-of-its-kind G-8 International Conference on Open Data for Agriculture.
Posted byon September 14, 2012 at 12:53 PM EDT
The U.S. Department of Agriculture challenges you to design innovative apps to connect farmers, ranchers, and others with the latest information on drought conditions and Federal drought relief resources.
Posted byon September 12, 2012 at 4:02 PM EDT
On Thursday, September 6th, Doug McKalip, Senior Policy Advisor for Rural Affairs attended the grand opening of Dillon Middle School in Dillon, South Carolina.
Posted byon August 15, 2012 at 3:22 PM EDT
A look back at President Obama's 2011 Rural Economic Tour.
Posted byon August 14, 2012 at 3:31 PM EDT
USDA employees at the Tipton Service Center in Iowa are making impressive contributions to this year’s Feds Feed Families campaign. USDA Rural Development employee Mike Boyle reported food donations exceeding 750 pounds for the month of June and 1,760 pounds in July – just a portion of what is expected to be distributed throughout Tipton and surrounding eastern Iowa communities as part of the food drive this summer.
Posted byon August 13, 2012 at 7:08 PM EDT
In Iowa, President Obama describes a new effort to help livestock producers coping with one of the worst droughts in a half century.
Posted byon August 11, 2012 at 5:30 AM EDT
President Obama discusses the Administration’s all-hands-on-deck approach to one of the worst droughts in more than fifty years.
Posted byon August 8, 2012 at 12:01 PM EDT
A guide to the tools and the resources hard hit communities need to navigate and recover from these severe drought conditions
Posted byon August 7, 2012 at 5:19 PM EDT
President Obama meets with White House Rural Council to discuss the steps being taken to help farmers, ranchers, and small businesses wrestling with the historic drought.