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June 6, 2014

Ed. note: This is cross-posted on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's blog. See the original post here.

April 1, 2014

Ed. note: This is cross-posted from the Health IT Buzz blog. See the original post here.

March 26, 2014

Recently, representatives from the White House Domestic Policy Council, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of the Treasury joined representatives from various community projects from around the country to discuss how to increase healthy food access to communities in need.

February 21, 2014

This week, the President traveled to the North American Leaders Summit in Toluca, Mexico, to California to address the current drought and to meet with the King of Jordan, and to Upper Marlboro, Maryland to announce an increase in fuel efficiency standards for heavy trucks.  That's February 14th to February 20th or "Don't Make Small Plans, Make Big Plans."

February 18, 2014

Forty-two percent of the Appalachian Region's population lives in rural areas. President Obama’s Made in Rural America export and investment initiative presents a strategic opportunity to expand the region’s exporting sector, grow jobs, and ensure long-term sustainable growth.

December 12, 2013

The White House Rural Council recently released a report on the economic importance of passing a comprehensive Food, Farm, and Jobs Bill. The report outlined the importance of the Farm Bill to our nation and the many ways that the legislation affects and benefits Americans every day.