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Posted byon April 13, 2015 at 3:33 PM EDT
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.
Opportunity for All: White House Rural Council Launches “Rural Impact” Effort to Help Rural Children and Families SucceedPosted byon April 13, 2015 at 12:11 PM EDT
Rural Impact is a new effort from the White House Rural Council to address the challenge of rural child poverty by bringing together federal agencies and public and private resources.
Posted byon March 2, 2015 at 2:30 PM EDT
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 byon January 14, 2015 at 5:40 PM EDT
The Regional Conservation Partnership Program is leveraging an unprecedented $750 million investment in projects to preserve clean land and water and create new jobs across the country.
Posted byon December 23, 2014 at 12:48 PM EDT
2014 has been a tremendous year for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the rural families and communities we serve.
Local Food, Local Places: Bringing Expertise and Creative Thinking to Community Economic DevelopmentPosted byon December 3, 2014 at 11:16 AM EDT
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 byon October 31, 2014 at 9:47 AM EDT
The White House Rural Council hosts a dialogue with members of the NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association
Posted byon October 24, 2014 at 2:09 PM EDT
Secretary Tom Vilsack gives an update on how the United States Department of Agriculture is making a difference for Americans in rural areas -- the first in a "Keeping Up with the Cabinet" series.
Posted byon October 17, 2014 at 2:20 PM EDT
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 byon October 10, 2014 at 10:46 AM EDT
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.