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Posted byon February 2, 2012 at 3:34 PM EST
A new pilot program will help rural borrowers with loans made or guaranteed by USDA refinance their mortgages to reduce their monthly payments.
Posted byon January 26, 2012 at 4:49 PM EST
White House officials answer your questions about President Obama’s State of the Union Address through a series of Office Hours on Twitter.
Posted byon January 10, 2012 at 10:11 AM EST
New efficiencies will save about $150 million a year and ensure that USDA continues to provide optimal service to the American people
Posted byon December 20, 2011 at 7:07 PM EST
Esther Ngumbi, a member of the ONE Campaign, shares her experience at the White House during a Community Leaders Briefing.
Posted byon November 28, 2011 at 11:08 AM EST
Kathleen Merrigan, USDA Deputy Under Secretary, and Bob Perciasepe, EPA Deputy Administrator, discuss the importance of a strong rural economy.
Posted byon November 22, 2011 at 4:07 PM EST
Kris Kristofferson, Lyle Lovett and Darius Rucker joined First Lady Michelle Obama for a workshop in the State Dining Room
Posted byon September 30, 2011 at 4:02 PM EST
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces the release of the White House Rural Council feedback report which includes information gathered from nearly 200 roundtable discussions with business and agricultural leaders in rural communities.
Posted byon September 20, 2011 at 11:17 AM EST
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack outlines how the President's plan to pay for the American Jobs Act will impact farmers and ranchers.
“Someday” is Now: Direct Farm Payments and the President’s Plan for Economic Growth and Deficit ReductionPosted byon September 19, 2011 at 2:07 PM EST
As part of the President’s Plan for Economic Growth and Deficit Reduction, President Obama announces his proposal to terminate direct farm subsidies.
Posted byon September 16, 2011 at 9:56 AM EST
The American Jobs Act will create jobs and opportunity in rural America. During a conference on mobilizing rural communities, Doug McKalip, Senior Policy Advisor for Rural Affairs, shares how Montana will benefit.