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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.
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.