Posted by Secretary Tom Vilsack on April 13, 2015 at 3:33 PM
President Obama and Secretary Vilsack meet with eight members of the National 4-H community in the Oval Office. See their inspiring stories about how they are opening up new doors for kids in their hometowns, and how this work is building stronger communities where they can learn, play, and grow.
Posted by Doug O'Brien on March 2, 2015 at 2:30 PM
Kids have the potential to rebuild our rural economies and lead us into tomorrow. We need to make sure every child has a chance to succeed and contribute to their communities. The White House Rural Council is ready to lead this effort on behalf of our nation’s future.
Posted by Doug McKalip on December 3, 2014 at 11:16 AM
The White House Rural Council and six federal agencies have selected 26 communities to participate in Local Foods, Local Places, a federal initiative providing direct technical support and expertise to community partners integrating local food systems into regional economic action plans.
Posted by Krysta Harden on October 17, 2014 at 2:20 PM
From historic homesteaders to contemporary cattle ranchers, women have been the cornerstone of America’s agriculture heritage. We’ve produced food to feed our families, feed our neighbors, and to feed the world.
Posted by Doug McKalip on October 10, 2014 at 10:46 AM
USDA, in partnership with the Softwood Lumber Board and the Binational Softwood Lumber Council, is announcing the U.S. Tall Wood Building Prize Competition. This competitive prize, open to teams of architects, engineers, and developers, will showcase the architectural and commercial viability of advanced wood products like Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) in tall buildings.