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.
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.
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.
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.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discusses opportunities to strengthen the rural economy after accompanying President Obama on his White House to Main Street Tour of towns in Missouri, Illinois and his home state of Iowa.
April 29, 2010 at 2:20 PM ET by Secretary Tom Vilsack
A new agreement between the USDA and the Navy will strengthen the economic recovery in rural America, create new jobs and new industries, decrease our dependence on foreign oil, and address the challenge of climate change.