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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.

November 15, 2013

Today, the Obama Administration is excited to announce a new partnership between seven Federal agencies that will help communities better prepare for droughts and reduce the impact of drought events on fa

November 8, 2013

Community Health Centers enable people to receive health care in the neighborhoods where they live so they can get high-quality care close to home. That’s why the Affordable Care Act builds on this model of care, by making critical investments in new facilities, doctors, nurses, and staff.

November 5, 2013

Thank you! What a wonderful convention we have here today! As I look around Freedom Hall, I am so hopeful about our nation's future.

In this crowd of 15,000 strong are the future leaders of America. I see future farmers and ranchers—and so much more.

November 1, 2013

Thank you, Dr. Ross, for that kind introduction and for being a great partner in reform.

I'm pleased to be here today to address the Rural Education National Forum because, too often, the challenges of rural education are neglected.

After nearly five years in Washington, I've learned that much of the public narrative surrounding education is wrong or badly exaggerated.

October 23, 2013

Break-out groups at the Agriculture Innovation Prize l

September 10, 2013

Ed. Note: This blog post was originally published by the Department of Agriculture

August 19, 2013

It’s back-to-school time, which means that Secretary of Education Arne Duncan