Become a fan on Facebook Follow us on Twitter USDA Blog Feed Watch USDA videos on YouTube Subscribe to receive e-mail updates View USDA Photos on Flickr Subscribe to RSS Feeds

Posts tagged: White House Rural Forum

Greater Economic Opportunities for Rural Communities

Secretary Vilsack took questions from farmers and rural community and business leaders at a recent White House Rural Forum at the Iowa State Fair.

Secretary Vilsack took questions from farmers and rural community and business leaders at a recent White House Rural Forum at the Iowa State Fair.

Last week as I walked around the Iowa State Fair, I was reminded about the power of philanthropy.  The Iowa State Fair’s Blue Ribbon Foundation has raised more than $80 million since its inception in 1993 and helped make numerous facilities improvements all around the fairgrounds including: a new exhibition center, a remodeled food center and an animal-learning center. Read more »