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September 14, 2012

Ed. note: This is cross-posted from the United States Department of Agriculture Blog.  Please note the deadline for submission has been extended to October 24.

September 12, 2012

On Thursday, September 6, 2012, I had the honor of celebrating the beginning of a new era in Dillon County, South Carolina as Dillon opened its newest middle school.

August 11, 2012

President Obama discusses the Administration’s all-hands-on-deck approach to one of the worst droughts in more than fifty years. 

August 8, 2012

Ed note: this post was originally published on, the official site of the U.S. Small Business Administration

July 30, 2012

Federal agencies often get requests from local governments and organizations—especially those in rural America—to make information about available grants and resources easier to access and understand.

July 17, 2012

Today, I hosted a Google+ Hangout with Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan to highlight efforts to strengthen local and regional food systems across the United States.