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(August 20, 2014) USDA Announces Loans to Support Rural Small Businesses
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(Aug. 19, 2014) USDA Announces $25 Million for Agricultural Entrepreneurs to Turn Commodities into Value-Added Products
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(August 19, 2014) USDA Announces $25 Million for Agricultural Entrepreneurs to Turn Commodities into Value-Added Products
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(Aug. 15, 2014) USDA Announces Funding for Irvine Sewer Project
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(Aug. 15, 2014) USDA Announces Funding for Lincoln Sewer Project
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(August 15, 2014) USDA Funds Broadband Expansion in Rural Minnesota, North Dakota and Texas
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(August 13, 2014) USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Increase Economic Opportunity and Improve the Quality of Life in Rural Areas
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(Aug. 4, 2014) Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center Unveils Expansion
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(July 31, 2014) USDA Announces Grants to Community Partners to Create Jobs and Strengthen Small Rural Businesses
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(July 21, 2014) USDA Awards Grants to Native American Communities to Strengthen Small Businesses and Create Jobs
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(July 18, 2014) USDA Provides Aid to 73,000 Rural Californians Impacted by Drought
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(July 16, 2014) USDA Announces Funding to Improve Electric Systems in Rural Areas
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(July 14, 2014) USDA Official Highlights Biofuels Opportunities, Job Creation During Three-State Rural Tour
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(July 11, 2014) USDA’s BioPreferred® program office will host a public meeting on August 1, 2014, for stakeholders to discuss incorporating mature market (wood) products into the BioPreferred program.
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(July 11, 2014) USDA Announces $4.3 million Investment in Eastern Kentucky
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(July 7, 2014) USDA Announces Funding Availability for Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants
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(June 27, 2014) USDA Premieres Spanish-Language Homeownership Education Video Series
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(June 23, 2014) USDA Rural Development Deputy Under Secretary Celebrates National Homeownership Month with North Carolina Families
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(June 13, 2014) Vilsack Announces Farm Bill Funding for Bioenergy Research, Converting to Biomass Fuel Systems
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(June 12, 2014) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Economic Development Funding To Create Jobs and Economic Opportunities in Rural Communities
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(June 11, 2014) USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Help Repair Housing in Rural Areas
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(June 10, 2014) USDA Awards Loans and Grants to Support Rural Economic Development
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(June 3, 2014) Rural Housing Service Administrator Tony Hernandez Celebrates Partnerships that Make Affordable Housing More Accessible
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(May 30, 2014) USDA Celebrates Homeownership Month - Agency Assists Record Number of Rural Families to Become Homeowners in 2013
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(May 22, 2014) USDA Announces Funding for Advanced Communications Technology in Rural Areas
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(May 21, 2014) USDA Seeks Applications to Finance Construction and Rehabilitation of Rural Rental Housing
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(May 20, 2014) USDA Announces Availability of Loans and Grants to Support Rural Economic Development
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(May 20, 2014) USDA, SBA Partner on Outreach to Small Businesses in West Virginia
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(May 20, 2014) USDA Announces Targeted Assistance to Help Break the Cycle of Rural Poverty StrikeForce Funds to Assist Conservation Efforts in 20 States
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(May 15, 2014) USDA Announces Infrastructure Investments to Help Grow Rural Businesses and Spur Economic Development
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(May 14, 2014) USDA Invests in Infrastructure to Help Feed Thousands in Georgia
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(May 14, 2014) USDA Rural Housing Service Administrator to Tour Self-Help Homes in Elk Ridge, Utah
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(May 13, 2014) USDA Official Visits Florida, Encourages More Participation in Summer Food Service Program for Eligible Children
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(May 8, 2014) USDA Announces $78 Million Available for Local Food Enterprises
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(May 8, 2014) USDA Announces Funding to Help Reduce Energy Costs in Remote Rural Areas
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(May 7, 2014) USDA Administrator To Host Business Roundtable, Tour Energy and Community Projects
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(May 6, 2014) Agriculture Secretary Announces Electric System Improvements in 18 States
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(May 5, 2014) USDA Announces Effort to Cut Energy Costs for Farmers, Ranchers, Rural Small Businesses
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(May 5, 2014) USDA Invests in Energy Efficiency Improvements for North Carolina Rural Businesses
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(May 1, 2014) USDA Announces Funding to Spur Local and Regional Economic Growth in America's Rural Communities
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(April 29, 2014) USDA Announces Additional Support for Small and Midsized Farmers and Ranchers
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(April 25, 2014) USDA Funds Fruitland Police Department Upgrade, Helps Bring Safe Drinking Water to Morris Mill Area of Wicomico County
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(April 24, 2014) USDA Rural Development Celebrates Earth Day by Supporting Lake Ariel Water and Sewer Project
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(April 22, 2014) Chaparral, N.M., Celebrates Earth Day With Dedication of New Wastewater Treatment System
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(April 22, 2014) Tennessee Communities Celebrate Earth Day with USDA; Highlight Water and Sewer Projects That Help the Environment
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(April 22, 2014) USDA Rural Development Celebrates Earth Day by Supporting Water Quality Projects in 40 States and Puerto Rico
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(April 22, 2014) USDA Announces $150 Million Investment Fund to Grow Small Businesses, Create Jobs in Rural America
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(April 16, 2014) USDA Officials Highlight Prior Investments to Improve Health Care in the Delta
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(April 14, 2014) Local and Regional Economy Gets Boost as USDA Rural Business Official Announces Funding To Help Small Businesses in Louisiana Strengthen Operations and Create Jobs
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(April 14, 2014) USDA Announces the Availability of Grants to Address Health Care Needs in the Delta Region
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(April 8, 2014) Tribe and USDA Official Celebrate Solar Power at Moapa Travel Plaza
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(April 7, 2014) USDA Highlights Emerging Biofuels Opportunities and Job Creation During Three-State Midwest Tour
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(April 3, 2014) USDA, EPA Partner to Improve Access to Clean Water, Improved Infrastructure in U.S.-Mexico Border Region
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(March 31, 2014) USDA Rural Development Officials Visit New Homeowners in South Texas
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(March 28, 2014) Private Lenders, USDA Helped Record Number of Tennessee Families Achieve Homeownership in 2013
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(March 28, 2014) USDA Housing Administrator Visits Eastern Kentucky, Joins Congressman Rogers In Funding Announcement for Community Hospital
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(March 27, 2014) USDA Highlights Importance of Food Hubs to Rural Economies, Announces Partnership to Develop National Guide on Building Successful Food Hubs
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(March 24, 2014) USDA Official Tours Rural Kansas to Promote Economic Opportunities and Clean Water Resources
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(March 20, 2014) Top USDA Rural Development Official Visits Eastern West Virginia; Highlights Federal/Local Job Creation Partnerships
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(March 20, 2014) Agriculture Under Secretary Announces Grant to Benefit Ohio Food Hub
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(March 13, 2014) New Report: USDA Rural Development Initiatives Created 75,000 Jobs in 2013
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(March 6, 2014) USDA Makes Payments to Support Production of Advanced Biofuel
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(March 5, 2014) Top USDA Rural Development Official Visits West Tennessee, Highlights USDA Partnerships and Role to Help Create Jobs
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(February 14, 2014) U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is making $3 million in Emergency Water Assistance Grants for rural communities experiencing water shortages.
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(February 6, ,2014) Information for Rural Development employees and borrowers about a recent telephone scam
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(February 6, 2014) USDA Rural Development to Provide One-on-One Technical Assistance at Tribal Telecom 2014 Summit
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(February 5, 2014) USDA Announces Loan Funds for Rural Small Business Development
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(February 4, 2014) Two Rural New Mexico Communities Awarded Federal Assistance for Local Projects
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(February 4, 2014) USDA Celebrates Completion of New Homes in Deming
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(February 4, 2014) USDA Announces Investments to Expand Distance Learning and Telemedicine Opportunities in Rural Areas
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(January 29, 2014) USDA Announces a Second StrikeForce Initiative Area Designated for Alaska
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(January 28, 2014) USDA Official Announces Investments in Rural Public Television Stations
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(January 23, 2014) USDA Announces Investments in Businesses and Rural Economic Development
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(January 17, 2014) Secretary Vilsack Expands StrikeForce Initiative to Address Rural Poverty in Four Additional States
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(December 20, 2013) USDA To Simplify Program for Water and Wastewater Systems in Rural Alaskan Native Villages
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(December 13, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Electric System Improvements in 25 States
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(December 11, 2013) USDA Announces Support for Mental Health Facilities in Rural Areas
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(December 9, 2013) USDA Overhauls Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program
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(December 4, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Projects to Improve Water Quality
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(December 4, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Energy Efficiency Loan Program to Lower Costs for Consumers, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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(November 25, 2013) USDA Announces Notice of Funding Availability for Value-Added Producer Grants
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(November 20, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Economic Development Funding to Strengthen Businesses and Create Jobs in Rural Communities
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(November 14, 2013) USDA Funding Supports Housing for University of Maryland-Eastern Shore Graduate Students
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(November 13, 2013) USDA Celebrates Native American Heritage Month: Vilsack Highlights Support for Native Americans
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(November 13, 2013) Alaska Native Villages to Receive Upgrades to Water and Wastewater Systems
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(November 12, 2013) USDA Announces Funding to Improve Rural Housing
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(November 11, 2013) Rural Development Honors America’s Veterans and Highlights Ways USDA Can Help Them
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(November 8, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Projects to Improve Farm and Rural Business Energy Efficiency
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(October 24, 2013) USDA Announces Funds to Provide Broadband in Unserved Rural Communities
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(October 24, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Electric System Improvements in 23 States
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(October 23, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Record Sales, Income and Assets for Agriculture and Fishery Cooperatives in 2012
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(October 21, 2013) USDA Announces Availability of Funding to Develop Advanced Biofuels Projects
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(September 26, 2013) Agriculture Under Secretary Announces Funding to Support Health Care Needs in the Delta Region
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(September 26, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Funding to Support Small, Socially Disadvantaged Producers
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(September 26, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Funding to Support Small Socially Disadvantaged Producers and Renewable Energy Projects
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(September 25, 2013) Secretary Vilsack Announces Projects in 22 States to Improve Farm, Ranch and Rural Business Energy Efficiency and Generation
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(September 20, 2013) Celebrating the Grand Opening of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Administration Building
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(September 19, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Funding to Improve Broadband Service for Rural Customers in Four States
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(September 18, 2013) White House Rural Council Hosts Forum on Regional Innovation
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(September 17, 2013) USDA Celebrates National Health IT Week
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(September 12, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Electric System Improvements in Seven States
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(September 12, 2013) USDA Announces Support for Producers of Advanced Biofuel
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(September 11, 2013) USDA Awards Funds to Promote Development of Rural Wood to Energy Projects
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(September 5, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Electric System Improvements in Eight States
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(September 4, 2013) USDA Rural Development Highlights Assistance to Businesses at Flint Manufacturing Roundtable
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(September 4, 2013) USDA Rural Development Official Tours North Carolina, Announces Funding for Community Projects
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(August 29, 2013) USDA Provides Loan Guarantee to Improve Electric Infrastructure in Northeast Arkansas
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(August 27, 2013) USDA Announces Completion of 500th Recovery Act Water Project
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(August 23, 2013) USDA Invites Public Comment on Proposal to Increase Awareness of Homeownership Opportunities for Low- and Very-Low-Income Rural Residents
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(August 19, 2013) USDA-funded projects create jobs; bring hope to Illinois Valley
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(August 16, 2013) Acting Under Secretary Highlights Programs to Support Rural Cooperatives in the Mississippi Delta
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(August 15, 2013) USDA Provides Pennsylvania School Construction, Public Safety Funds
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(August 15, 2013) USDA Seeks Applicants for Funds to Assist Rural Microentrepreneurs
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(August 15, 2013) Vilsack Announces Infrastructure Projects to Help Rural Oklahoma Communities
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(August 15, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Projects in 42 States and Two Territories Designed to Improve Farm and Rural Business Energy Efficiency
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(August 14, 2013) USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Create Jobs, Economic Opportunity in Rural Areas
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(August 14, 2013) USDA Announces Available Funding to Provide Safe Housing for America's Farm Laborers
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(August 12, 2013) Secretary Vilsack Highlights USDA Efforts to Promote a Healthy and Productive Learning Environment as Students Head Back to School
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(August 12, 2013) USDA Helps Children Discover “AgVenture” at 2013 Iowa State Fair
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(August 12, 2013) USDA Rural Development Funding Assists with Market on Main Building Project in Ottumwa
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(August 6, 2013) USDA Acting Under Secretary Meets with Minnesota Agricultural Leaders to Discuss Renewable Energy Policy
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(August 6, 2013) USDA Announces Funding To Create Jobs, Aid Business and Boost the Economy in Rural Areas
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(August 5, 2013) Renewable Energy Holds Key to Job Creation, Sustainability
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(August 2, 2013) USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Assist Rural Communities with Extremely High Energy Costs
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(July 31,2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Funding to Support Small and Emerging Rural Businesses
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(July, 30, 2013) Acting Deputy Secretary Joins Ottawa, Illinois Mayor to Announce Downtown Renovation Grant
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(July 30, 2013) USDA Hosts Workshop to Support Improved Health IT Services in Rural Mississippi Hospitals
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(July 18, 2013) USDA Announces Funding to Improve Rural Broadband Service in Texas, Iowa, and North Dakota
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(July 18, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Funding to Create Jobs and Economic Opportunity in Rural Iowa
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(July 18, 2013) USDA Administrator Meets with California Business Leaders to Discuss Opportunities to Create Manufacturing Jobs
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(July 18, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Funding to Create Jobs and Economic Opportunity in Rural Communities
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(July 17, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Announces Funding for Projects to Strengthen the Rural Electric Grid's Efficiency and Reliability
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(July 16, 2013) USDA Announces Funding Opportunity for Rural Digital Public Television Projects; Funding totals nearly $2.8 million
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(July 13, 2013) Strong Public and Private Partnerships Make Upcoming Expansion of Floyd Valley Hospital Possible
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(July 10, 2013) USDA’s Conference on Local Food and Rural Arizona Draws Large, Diverse Crowd
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(July 9, 2013) Jodi Martin Receives Vilsack-Wallace Award from USDA Rural Development
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(July 9, 2013) USDA and Local Bank Provide Financing to Support Aquaculture Project
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(July 3, 2013) Business Enterprise Grant Program Applications for Grants To Provide Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation Systems
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(July 2, 2013) Agriculture Under Secretary Meets with New York Farmers and Business Leaders to Discuss How Local and Regional Food Systems Can Revitalize Rural New York
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(July 2, 2013) USDA State Leaders Facilitating Rural Listening Forum in Audubon on Monday, July 8th
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(June 28, 2013) USDA Invites Applications for Grants to Bring Improved Educational and Healthcare Services to Rural Communities
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(June 27, 2013) USDA Official Visits Central Wisconsin Businesses
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(June 26, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the availability of $917,221 in grants to establish lending programs for homeowners to borrow up to $11,000 to construct or repair household water wells.
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(June 25, 2013) Top USDA Rural Development Official Visits Thriving Rhode Island Food Hub
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(June 25, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA is accepting applications for the Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant program. Funding to support $33 million in loans and $10 million in grants is available.
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(June 24, 2013) USDA Employees Pitch In to Help Bring Rural Families Home
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(June 21,2013) USDA Seeks Applications for Loans and Grants to Support Rural Businesses
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(June 20, 2013) USDA Rural Development Highlights Support for Local and Regional Foods, Value-Added Products
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(June 20, 2013) USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Improve the Quality of Rural Housing
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(June 19, 2013) USDA Official Visiting Illinois, Iowa and Missouri June 19 – 21 to Promote Importance of Homeownership in Rural America
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(June 19, 2013) USDA Announces Support for Rural Businesses in Recognition of National Small Business Week
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(June 19, 2013) USDA Official Visits Van Buren County Hospital and Community Services Building in Keosauqua
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(June 18, 2013) Rural Development Announces Loans to Create jobs in Iowa and North Dakota
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(June 18, 2013) USDA Rural Development Administrator Congratulates Successful Small Business Owners in Louisiana
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(June 18, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announces Availability of Funding for the Rural Development Voucher Program
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(June 17, 2013) Administrator Outlines Plan to Improve Service to Rural Electric Cooperatives
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(June 17, 2013) USDA Celebrates National Small Business Week with Continued Investments to Help Rural Business Grow
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(June 14, 2013) USDA Announces $6.8 Million Loan for New School on the Warm Springs Reservation PORTLAND, June 14, 2013
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(June 13, 2013) USDA Administrator Commends Housing Providers, Agencies and Advocates for Improving Living Conditions for Farm Worker Families
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(June 13, 2013) USDA Administrator Highlights June Homeownership Month in Oregon
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(June 12, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding for Projects to Boost Rural Electric Grid Efficiency and Reliability
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(June 12, 2013) USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Support Small-Socially Disadvantaged Producers
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(June 11, 2013) USDA Rural Development Honors National Site Managers of the Year
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(June 11, 2013) USDA Announces A Notice of Contract Proposals to Support Advanced Biofuels Production
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(June 11, 2013) USDA Seeks Applications to Finance Rural Broadband in Remote Areas
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(June 11, 2013) APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED until June 14 for Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) grants. This Notice also increases to $65.2 million the funding available in Fiscal Year 2013 budget authority to fund REAP activities.
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(June 7, 2013) Administrator Meets Southeast Residents to Discuss USDA Home Loan Refinancing and StrikeForce Initiatives
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(June 6, 2013) USDA Proposes New Rule to Clarify Electric Financing Requirements
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(June 5, 2013) USDA Requests Comments on Project Financing Program and Expanding Efforts in Renewable Energy Financing
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(June 5, 2013) USDA Kicks Off Homeownership Month in Idaho
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(June 4, 2013) USDA Administrator Kicks Off Homeownership Month in North Dakota
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(May 31, 2013) USDA Kick Off of Homeownership Month in South Dakota
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(May 31, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Highlights June Homeownership Month
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(May 30, 2013) USDA Rural Development Loan and Grant Programs Assist Rural Homeowners with Needed Home Repairs
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(May 23, 2013) USDA Seeks Applications to Finance Construction and Rehabilitation of Rural Rental Housing
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(May 23, 2013) USDA, Ginnie Mae Agreement Expected to Increase Rural Rental Housing Investments
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(May 23, 2013) USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Provide Development Support to Rural Cooperatives
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(May 22, 2013) USDA Offers Aid to Homeowners Affected by Oklahoma Tornadoes
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(May 22, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Investments to Promote Business Development, Create Jobs in 11 States
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(May 22, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Investments to Promote Business Development, Create Jobs in 11 States
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(May 21, 2013) USDA Official Tours Iowa to Get First-Hand Look at Expanding Rural Economic Activities All Across the State
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(May 20, 2013) Rural Development Acting Under Secretary Promotes Job Creation in Arkansas
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(May 16, 2013) Producers in 38 States Receive Funds to Support Advanced Biofuel Production
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(May 14, 2013) USDA Administrator Speaks to Telecom Leaders, Meets With Rural Stakeholders in North Dakota
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(May 14, 2013) USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Provide Technical Assistance to Help Rural Businesses Grow
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(May 13, 2013) Organizations Receive Grants to Increase Farm Labor Housing Starts Grantees Will Help Prepare Loan Application Packages
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(May 9, 2013) Obama Administration Seeks Applicants for First Phase of ‘Investing in Manufacturing Communities’ Partnership
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(May 8, 2013) APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 31. USDA Rural Development’s Rural Business-Cooperative Service is extending until May 31 the application deadline for Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) grants.
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(May 3, 2013) USDA Announces New Rules to Fund Broadband Service in Unserved Rural Communities
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(May 1, 2013) USDA Announces Funding to Improve Rural Broadband Service in Nebraska and Montana
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(May 1, 2013) Value-Added Producer Grants Support Local Producers, Biobased Initiatives
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(April 29, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding for Projects to Boost Rural Electric Grid Efficiency and Reliability
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(April 25, 2013) USDA Administrator Visits New Mexico to Outline Claims Opportunities for Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers
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(April 24, 2013) USDA and Dairy Producers Renew Agreement to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Increase Sustainability of Dairy Production
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(April 22, 2013) USDA Rural Development Celebrates Earth Day by Promoting Water Quality Projects in 32 States
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(April 15, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and Transportation Secretary LaHood Renew Agreement to Promote Renewable Fuels in the Aviation Industry
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(April 15, 2013) USDA Proposes Simplified Application Process for Renewable Energy Funding
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(April 10, 2013) USDA Announces Funding to Improve Electric Service to Customers in 13 States
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(April 9, 2013) USDA and Federal Partners Renew Commitment to Improve Access to Safe Drinking Water and Basic Sanitation in Indian Country
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(April 8, 2013) USDA Seeks Applications to Promote Job Creation and Boost the Rural Economy
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(April 4, 2013) USDA Helps “Cultivate” a Flourishing Ag College With a Community Facilities Loan
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(March 29, 2013) USDA Invites Applications for Renewable Energy System and Energy Efficiency Improvement Projects
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(March 27, 2013) Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Hosts Rural Jobs Accelerator Event in Mississippi
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(March 26, 2013) USDA Announces the Availability of Grants to Improve Health Care Services in the Delta Region
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(March 26, 2013) Secretary Vilsack Launches USDA "StrikeForce" Initiative to Boost Rural Economic Growth and Opportunity
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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Must be Filed by MAY 1, 2013
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(March 20, 2013) USDA and the City of Somerset, Texas Mark the Opening of a New Wastewater Treatment Plant
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(March 18, 2013) USDA Housing Programs Administered in Accordance with Federal Law
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(March 8, 2013) USDA Acting Rural Utilities Administrator Hosts Roundtable Discussion In Colorado
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(March 6, 2013) USDA Official Highlights Federal Programs to Help Create Jobs, Provide Access to Capital for Kentucky's Rural Economy
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(March 1, 2013) USDA Rural Development Announces Funding for the Construction of New Hospital in Southwestern Wisconsin
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(February 28, 2013) Agriculture Under Secretary for Rural Development Hosts Roundtable Discussion at Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric
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(February 28, 2013) Deputy Secretary Meets Tribal Leaders, Hears From Stakeholders in South Dakota
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(February 26, 2013) USDA Releases Report on the Growing Importance of Food Hubs in Rural America
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(February 18, 2013) Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Improve Rural Electric Service for Customers in 12 States
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(February 15, 2013) Agriculture Official Tours Businesses Turning Oregon’s Agricultural Bounty Into Value-Added Commodities
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(February 14, 2013) Prairie du Sac, Wis., Named Best-Tasting Water in Rural America
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(February 13, 2013) USDA Official Highlights Federal Programs to Help Create Jobs, Provide Access to Capital for Washington's Rural Economy
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(February 13, 2013) USDA Officials Meet With Community College Presidents; Highlight Support for Rural Education
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(January 31, 2013) USDA Highlights Role of Community Colleges in Rural Economy
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(January 31, 2013) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Expansion of Refinancing Program to Help More Rural Homeowners
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(January 30, 2013) Renewable Fuels Help Build a Stronger Rural Economy and More Secure Energy Future
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(January 29, 2013) USDA Task Force Visits Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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(January 28, 2013) Agriculture Official Highlights Bioenergy Investments Under Secretary Tonsager Keynote Speaker at Energy Conference in Oregon
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(January 9, 2013) Rural Development helps to invest more than $30 billion to strengthen rural America
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(January 8, 2013)USDA Awards Loans and Grants to Build Rural, Multi-Family Rental Properties
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(December 20, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding for Projects to Create Jobs in Seven States
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(December 19, 2012) USDA Announces Funding to Help Reduce Energy Costs in Remote, Rural Areas
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(December 19, 2012) USDA Seeks Applications for Funding to Revitalize Rural Rental Housing
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(November 28, 2012) USDA, Partner Agencies Coordinate Long-term Drought Response in Northwest Ohio, Tri-State Area
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(November 16, 2012) Agriculture Under Secretary Announces Support for Producers of Advanced Biofuels
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(November 16, 2012) Agriculture Under Secretary Proposes Rule to Spur Development of Rural Broadband Networks
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(November 14, 2012) USDA Under Secretary Announces Weather Radio Grant to Improve Public Safety in Rural Northern Colorado
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(November 6, 2012) USDA Works to Help Restore Water and Electric Service to Rural Customers Impacted by Hurricane Sandy
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(November 2, 2012) USDA Offers Housing Assistance to Rural East Coast Residents Affected by Hurricane Sandy
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(October 23, 2012) Secretary Vilsack Announces Investments in Tribal Land-Grant Institutions
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(October 19, 2012) Agriculture Undersecretary Announces Broadband and Communications Projects to Create Jobs, Promote Education in Rural America
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(October 19, 2012) Regional Drought Workshop Held in Arkansas to Discuss Long Term Recovery Effort
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(October 19, 2012) Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Improve Rural Electric Service in Eight States
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(October 19, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding for Projects to Boost Renewable Energy Production, Reduce Energy Consumption
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(October 18, 2012) Agriculture Under Secretary Announces Support for Projects to Improve Rural Housing
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(October 17, 2012) Agriculture Under Secretary Announces Project to Provide Broadband to Rural Alaska Community
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(October 17, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Projects to Create Rural Job Opportunities in 38 States
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(October 16, 2012) USDA Rural Development Announces Funding to Improve Water Quality, Sanitation Services, Protect Public Health in Rural Alaska
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(October 16, 2012) Regional Workshop Gives Producers an Opportunity to Discuss Long Term Drought Response
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(October 11, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Improve Electric Service in Rural Communities
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(October 4, 2012) Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Improve Electric Service in Rural Communities
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(October 3, 2012) USDA Announces Funding to Improve Rural Electric Services in Four Midwestern States
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(October 3, 2012) USDA announced a $40.1 million loan guarantee to Central Iowa Power Cooperative to make improvements to rural transmission lines throughout Iowa
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(October 3, 2012) USDA Official Announces Funding to Improve Housing Quality for Rural Florida Residents
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(October 2, 2012) Secretary Vilsack Announces that America's Farm Co-ops Set Records in 2011
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(September 26, 2012) USDA Partnership, Loan to Lower Costs, Expand Educational Opportunities at Tennessee’s Tusculum College
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(September 26, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Support to Improve Health and Safety for Rural Americans
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(September 26, 2012) New Wastewater Treatment System to Improve Quality of Life for Residents of Leisure Lake in Rural Jackson County, Iowa USDA Rural Development Support Totals $3.85 Million
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(September 25, 2012) Cameron County, Texas Recipient Receive USDA Support to Boost Job Creation, and Strengthen the Local Economy
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(September 25, 2012) Federal Funds to Enable South Dakota Tribe, Area Residents to Obtain Safe Water
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(September 25, 2012) USDA Provides Support to Improve Quality of Life in Rural North Carolina
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(September 25, 2012) USDA Rural Development Deputy Under Secretary Visits the Wisconsin Community of Gays Mills, Tours Areas Where USDA Provided Flood Recovery Assistance
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(September 20, 2012) Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Improve Rural Electric Services
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(September 19, 2012) USDA Under Secretary Highlights Minnesota Business and Job Creation Efforts in Albert Lea
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(September 13, 2012) Senior Advisor to Secretary Vilsack Announces Wastewater System Improvements to Benefit Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
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(September 13, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Create Jobs and Improve Rural Water Systems
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(September 12, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Support Business Growth, Create Jobs and Generate Economic Development in Rural Areas
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(September 11, 2012) Deputy Agriculture Secretary Merrigan Highlights Obama Administration Efforts to Grow Local and Regional Agriculture in New Hampshire and Vermont
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(September 11, 2012) Senior Advisor to Secretary Vilsack Announces Water System Improvements to Benefit Minnesota’s Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians
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(September 10, 2012) USDA Announces $1.4 Million Loan Guarantee for Las Vegas Rock Manufacturer
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(September 7, 2012) Secretary Vilsack Announces USDA Has Reached Its Goal to Fund $250 Million in Smart Grid Improvements
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(September 7, 2012) Secretary Vilsack Highlights Resurgence of Rural Manufacturing, Touts Obama Administration Efforts to Create Jobs in Rural America
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(September 6, 2012) Rural Development Under Secretary in Ohio to Mark Successful USDA Partnerships With Two Utilities
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(September 6, 2012) Secretary Vilsack Announces Availability of Grants to Improve Housing for Farm Workers
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(August 30, 2012) USDA Announces the Grand Opening of a New Residence Hall at Fulton Montgomery Community College
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(August 29, 2012) USDA Funds Boost Job Creation, Improve Public Safety, Water Quality, And Public Health in Rural Colorado
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(August 28, 2012) USDA Official Helps Celebrate Improvements at Three Southern New Mexico Water Systems
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(August 28, 2012) USDA Rural Development Deputy Under Secretary Announces Funding for New Sewer System
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(August 27, 2012) USDA Officials Tour Three Newly-Funded Projects in Central New Mexico
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(August 22, 2012) USDA Guarantees Loan to Support Development of Advanced Biofuels Production from Energy Grasses
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(August 22, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Rural Economic Development Funding
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(August 22, 2012) USDA Announces Support to Improve Campus Housing at Pennsylvania’s Mansfield University
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(August 21,2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Economic Development Funding to Support Business Growth, Create Jobs in Rural Areas
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(August 16, 2012) USDA Announces Funding for Water & Sewer System Improvements in Cordova, Alabama
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(August 16, 2012) USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Help Agricultural Producers Bring Increased Value to Their Products
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(August 15, 2012) USDA Official Announces North Carolina Winner of Rural Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge
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(August 15, 2012) USDA Rural Development Under Secretary Announces Funding for Portage County, Wisconsin
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(August 15, 2012) Making a Business of Local Foods: A USDA Official Visits Georgia’s Ottawa Farms
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(August 14, 2012) Waller County, Texas Recipients Receive USDA Support to Boost Job Creation, Improve Public Safety, Water Quality and Public Health
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(August 14, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Economic Development Funding to Create Jobs, Economic Opportunity and Strengthen Rural Communities
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(August 14, 2012) Water System Improvements to Safeguard Public Health in A Northern Iowa Community
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(August 14, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding for Projects to Boost Renewable Energy Production, Reduce Energy Consumption
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(August 9, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Improve Rural Electric Service to Thousands of Customers in 18 States
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(August 6, 2012) USDA Guarantees Loan to Support Development of Nevada Advanced Biofuels Facility Capable of Creating Energy from Solid Waste
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(August 2, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding To Create Jobs and Strengthen Economic Development in Rural Communities
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Audio: Media Call on Winners of the Rural Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge
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(August 1, 2012) Obama Administration Announces $9 Million Investment in Rural Communities to Foster Job Creation and Innovation
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(July 31, 2012) USDA Announces Projects to Create Jobs and Strengthen Economic Development Across Rural Iowa
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(July 30, 2012) Iowa Medical Centers Receive USDA Support to Improve Health Care, Outpatient Services
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(July 27, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Support for Producers to Grow Renewable Feedstocks for Advanced Biofuels
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(July 26, 2012) USDA Visits Upper Peninsula Businesses, Partners
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(July 25, 2012) USDA Official Meets with Electric Cooperative Leaders to Discuss Infrastructure, Job Creation, and Economic Growth
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(July 25, 2012) Administrator Discusses USDA Homeownership Opportunities and Public Safety Programs in Maine
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(July 25, 2012) Agriculture and Energy Departments Announce New Investments to Drive Innovations in Biofuels and Biobased Products
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(July 24, 2012) USDA Rural Development Administrator Discusses New Hampshire Housing Partnerships
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(July 24, 2012) USDA Announces New Effort to Improve Water Quality and Public Health in Low Income Communities in the Southwest
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(July 23, 2012) Federal Funding Helps Expand Providence Telestroke Network Technology Across Eastern Oregon
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(July 20, 2012) USDA Announces Federal Resource Guide to Assist Rural Communities
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(July 18, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Availability of Loans and Grants to Improve Housing for Farmworkers
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(July 17, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Proposed Rule to Increase Energy Efficiency in Rural Homes and Businesses
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(July 17, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Tours a Methane Digester Operation on a Pennsylvania Dairy Farm
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(July 12, 2012) Rural Utilities Administrator Tours State-of-the-Art Ohio Power Plant Advanced Scrubber Technology Increases Job Potential Across a Rural, Three-state Region
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(July 12, 2012) USDA Utilities Administrator Celebrates Success of Local Hospital’s Digital Mammography Unit
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(July 11, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Improve Rural Electric Infrastructure
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(July 2, 2012) Congressman Braley and USDA Official Discuss Rural Economic Development During Farm, Food and Jobs Bill Listening Session in Dubuque County, Iowa
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(June 28, 2012) USDA is accepting applications for grants to assist communities with extremely high energy costs.
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(June 27, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Highlights USDA, General Electric Efforts to Commercialize Renewable Jet Fuel for Ohio Aviation Industry, Creating Job Opportunities Across the State
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(June 27, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today toured a successful rural housing development in South Central Ohio and highlighted USDA's long-standing partnership with income-eligible rural residents who want to become homeowners.
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(June 26, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Economic Development Funding to Support Business Growth, Create Jobs
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(Jun 25, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding for Projects to Boost Renewable Energy Production, Reduce Energy Consumption
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(June 22, 2012) USDA Rural Development Highlights Programs to Assist in Long-Term Flood Recovery
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(June 22, 2012) USDA Under Secretary Dallas Tonsager to Visit Traverse City, Michigan, Highlighting Economic Growth
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(June 18, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Support for a New Bio-Based Chemical Production Facility in Louisiana
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(June 18, 2012) USDA Continues Efforts Spur Job Creation and Business Growth for Tribes and Rural Communities
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(June 14, 2012) USDA Rural Development Recognizes Cuba City Apartments With Award of Excellence in Wisconsin
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(June 14, 2012) USDA Celebrates National Homeownership Month in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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(June 14, 2012) President Obama Issues Executive Order Accelerating Broadband Infrastructure Deployment
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(June 14, 2012) USDA Rural Development Selects Winners For National Site Manager of the Year Award
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(June 13, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the White House Rural Council and USDA are hosting a forum on economic development and community renewal efforts.
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(Jun 13, 2012) USDA Secretary Vilsack Announces Measures to Improve the Quality of Life and Foster Economic Opportunity for Tribal Communities
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(June 12, 2012) HUD, USDA, Treasury Step Up Efforts In U.S. Border Communities
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(June 12, 2012) USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Help Rural Businesses Create Jobs
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(June 11, 2012) Obama Administration Releases Report on America's Agricultural Economy and Announces Commitment to Invest over $2 Billion in Rural Small Businesses
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(June 6, 2012) USDA Under Secretary Tonsager Announces Energy, Education and Medical Funding for Maine Communities
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(June 6, 2012) Agriculture Deputy Secretary Merrigan Announces North Carolina Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants
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(June 6, 2012) USDA Deputy Administrator Announces Funding To Improve Health and Safety, and Increase Educational Opportunities in Rural New York
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(June 6, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding To Improve Health and Safety, and Increase Educational Opportunities in Rural Communities
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(June 1, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and USDA Celebrate National Homeownership Month
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(June 1, 2012) USDA To Participate in White House Forums on Housing
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(May 31, 2012) Secretary Vilsack Releases Report Highlighting Obama Administration Accomplishments Supporting Rural Communities
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(May 31, 2012) USDA Official Promotes Pilot Home Refinancing Program
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(May 30, 2012) HUD and Obama Administration Officials Host Nevada White House Forum on Housing
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(May 25, 2012) Mississippi USDA Rural Development State Director Trina George Named "Delta Distinguished" by Delta Regional Authority
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(May 24, 2012) USDA Highlights Efforts to Boost Rural Job Creation During National Small Business Week
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(May 24, 2012) USDA Official Highlights 20-Year Business Success Story During Visit to Rural Iowa
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(May 23, 2012) USDA Housing Administrator Discusses Opportunities for North Carolina Homeowners To Refinance USDA Loans
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(May 18, 2012) USDA Official Highlights Installation of Flexible Fuel Pumps to Support an “All of the Above” Energy Strategy
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(May 18, 2012) USDA Official Highlights Importance of Local Foods Systems at Rural Summit
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(May 17, 2012) USDA Deputy Under Secretary Highlights Investments in Local Wisconsin Businesses
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(May 15, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Celebrates USDA's 150th Year of Service, Highlights Ways the Every Day, Every Way' Department Works for American People
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(May 14, 2012) An Iowa Medical Center Receives USDA Support to Improve Health Care, Outpatient Services
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(May 9, 2012) USDA Seeks Grant Applications to Improve Rural Housing
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(May 9, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Job Creation Funding for 12 Projects in Nine States
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(May 7, 2012)USDA Kicks Off First ‘StrikeForce’ Meeting in New Mexico
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(May 4, 2012) USDA Official Meets With New York Business Leaders to Discuss Job Creation, Economic Growth and Rural Revitalization
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(May 4, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding To Improve Rural Electric Infrastructure and Make the 'Grid' More Reliable and Efficient
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(May 3, 2012) USDA Invites Applications for Grants to Provide Broadband Service to Remote Rural Communities
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(May 1, 2012) Nation’s Largest 100 Agriculture Co-ops Post Near-Record Sales, Margins
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(April 30, 2012) USDA Under Secretary Addresses South Carolina State University’s Environmental Policy Institute on “Growing Rural Economies”
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(April 27, 2012) USDA Rural Development Hosts White House Business Council Roundtable on Renewable Energy
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(April 26, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Support for Small, Socially Disadvantaged Agricultural Producers and Cooperatives to Create Jobs, Boost Local Economies
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(April 25, 2012) USDA Deputy Undersecretary Doug O’Brien Headlines Earth Day Celebration in Conway Village
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(April 20, 2012) USDA Rural Development Celebrates Earth Day, 150th Anniversary of USDA by Supporting Water and Sewer Projects to Improve Sanitation and Environmental Quality in North Carolina
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(April 20, 2012) Lower Lackawanna Valley Celebrates Earth Day with Announcement of USDA Funding For the Regional Sanitary Authority
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(April 20, 2012) USDA Rural Development Celebrates Earth Day by Investing in Water Quality Improvement Projects Across the Country
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(April 20, 2012) Westmoreland County Celebrates Earth Day with Announcement of Funding for a New Sewer Extension Project
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(April 17, 2012) Rural Utilities Service Administrator Adelstein Celebrates Earth Day At Coachella’s New Wastewater Treatment Facility
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(April 16, 2012) Construction of a USDA-Funded Water and Wastewater System to Improve Sanitation Services for Thousands in Rural New Mexico
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(April 16, 2012) USDA Water Project to Benefit Maryland Rural Residences
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(April 12, 2012) Top USDA Rural Development, SBA Officials Carve Out Ohio Job Creation, Business Investment Opportunities
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(April 10, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announces BioPreferred Final Rule
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(April 9, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Support for a Kansas Biofuel Production Facility Local Biogas Project Will Create Jobs, Expand the Use of Alternative Energy
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(April 4, 2012) Senator Max Baucus & USDA Rural Development Offer Funding To Repair Culbertson Wastewater Infrastructure
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(April 4, 2012) USDA and the American Association of Community Colleges Sign Agreement to Increase Access to Education, Underscores Rural Council Goal to Strengthen the Rural Economy
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(April 3, 2012) USDA RURAL UTILITIES ADMINISTRATOR JONATHAN ADELSTEIN TOURS FLORIDA PROJECTS
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(April 3, 2012) Jonathan Adelstein Administrator Del Programa de Utilidades Rurales de USDA Visita Proyectors de Agua En Florida
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(April 2, 2012) Agriculture Deputy Secretary Merrigan Highlights USDA Investments and Job Creation Efforts in Wisconsin
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(March 30, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Recipients for Energy Audits, and Renewable Energy Development Assistance
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(March 22, 2012) USDA Official Highlights Availability of Job Creation Funding for Rural Ohio Businesses
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(March 21, 2012) USDA Seeks Applications to Spur Job Creation, Economic Growth in Rural Areas
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(March 20, 2012) Secretary Vilsack Releases Report Highlighting Obama Administration Accomplishments Supporting Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Efforts
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(March 19, 2012) You're Invited! "Match Making" in the Biofuels Value Chain at USDA
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(March 16, 2012) USDA Warns of Fraudulent Letters
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(March 14, 2012) USDA Announces Assistance to Rural Communities and Residents Affected by Recent Tornadoes
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(March 8, 2012) Obama Administration Announces $15 Million Multi-Agency Challenge To Foster Job Creation and Business Innovation in Rural Communities Nationwide
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(March 7, 2012) Under Secretary Announces Support to Help California Families Build Their Own Homes
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(March 7, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding To Improve Rural Electric Infrastructure and Make the 'Grid' More Reliable and Efficient
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(March 5, 2012) USDA Seeks Applications For Economic Development Funding To Create Jobs In Rural Areas
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(March 2, 2012) USDA and Rural Community College Alliance, Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Strengthen the Rural Economy
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(February 27, 2012) HUD, USDA AND WHEDA Launch Federal Subsidy Layering Review Alignment Effort to Reduce Regulatory Burdens on Affordable Housing
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(February 24, 2012) We Can't Wait: Secretary Vilsack Announces Outreach to Help Rural USDA-Financed Homeowners Refinance Mortgages, Reduce Payments
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(February 21, 2012) Manufacturing Businesses Invited to the White House
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(February 21, 2012) We Can't Wait: Obama Administration Announces Steps to Boost the Rural Economy, Promote Job Creation
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(February 15, 2012) White House Highlights Amber M. Benson as an Innovator in Infrastructure and “Champion of Change”
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(February 15, 2012) White House Highlights Janelle Jessen as an Innovator in Infrastructure and “Champion of Change”
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(February 14, 2012) USDA Deputy Under Secretary Joins SBA Leaders in Fresno To Discuss Job Creation and Business Investment Opportunities
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(February 10, 2012) Maine Business and Community Leaders to Join USDA Under Secretary Dallas Tonsager to Share Ideas on how to Boost Small Businesses and Create Jobs
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(February 3, 2012) USDA Announces Funding for Two Renewable Energy Programs
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(February 3, 2012) Agriculture Deputy Secretary Merrigan Announces Funding To Create Jobs and Strengthen the Economic Foundation of Rural America
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(February 1, 2012) Obama Administration Announces Pilot Program to Help Rural Borrowers Refinance Mortgages, Get Lower Interest Rates
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(January 31, 2012) North Carolina Business Leaders to Join USDA Under Secretary Dallas Tonsager to Share Ideas on How to Boost Small Businesses and Create Jobs
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(January 31, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Investments to Promote Business Development, Improve Medical Services and Create Jobs in Ten States
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(January 30, 2012) USDA Announces Business Assistance Grants To Assist Agricultural Producers and Cooperatives Throughout North Carolina
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(January 26, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Support for a New Advanced Biofuel Production Facility in Oregon
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(January 26, 2012) USDA Officials Meet with Florida Business Owners, Farmers and Residents to Discuss Housing, Job Creation, Economic Growth and Rural Revitalization
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(January 26, 2012) USDA Announces Business Assistance Grants To Assist Agricultural Producers and Cooperatives Throughout Oregon
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(January 25, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Updated and Improved Process to Resolve Discrimination Claims of Hispanic and Women Farmers
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(January 24, 2012) USDA Officials Meet with Louisiana Business Owners, Farmers and Residents To Discuss Housing, Job Creation, Economic Growth and Rural Revitalization
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(January 20, 2012) USDA Invites Applications for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects
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(January 20, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Support for a New Advanced Biofuel Production Facility
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(January 18, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Streamlines Access to Energy Investment Information at USDA
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(January 17, 2012) USDA Rural Development: Helping to Put Americans to Work
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(January 10, 2012) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Highlights U.S. Navy Biofuels Partnership at Pearl Harbor, Obama Administration's Commitment to Renewable Energy
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(December 15, 2011) USDA Business and Cooperative Programs Administrator Joins SBA Officials in New York State to Discuss Job Creation and Business Investment Opportunities
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(December 14, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding To Create Jobs, Reduce Energy Costs for Agricultural Producers and Rural Small Businesses
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(December 13, 2011) USDA Reminds Native American Farmers and Ranchers that Keepseagle Settlement Claims Filing Period Closes Dec. 27
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(December 8, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding To Improve Access to Education and Health Care in Rural Areas
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(December 7, 2011) USDA Establishes Advisory Board for Native American Farmers and Ranchers
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(December 1, 2011) USDA Announces Funding To Improve the Efficiency of Maple Syrup Production
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(November 18, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Improve Access to Health care in Rural Areas
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(November 17, 2011) USDA Announces Funding to Convert Biomass to Energy
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(November 14, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Expand and Improve Broadband Services in Rural Areas
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(November 10, 2011) USDA Announces Funding to Help Rural Public Television Stations Transition to Digital Broadcasting
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(November 10, 2011)Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Recipients for Energy Audits, Renewable Energy Development Assistance, and Feasibility Studies Funding
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(November 9, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Economic Development Funding to Create Jobs, Economic Opportunity and Strengthen Rural Communities
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(November 9, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding To Reduce Energy Costs for Rural Small Businesses
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(November 8, 2011)Virginia Entrepreneurs Join USDA Rural Development Deputy Under Secretary to Give Feedback on How to Help the State's Small Businesses
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(November 7, 2011) USDA Funds Project to Encourage Renewable Fuel Production, Job Creation in New Mexico
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(November 7, 2011) Federal Agencies Join Forces With Wisconsin HFA In Obama Administration Push To Reduce Regulatory Burden On Affordable Housing Developers
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(November 4, 2011) USDA Announces Funding to Help Rural Residents in Remote Areas Reduce Energy Costs
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(November 3, 2011) Arizona Entrepreneurs Join USDA Rural Development Under Secretary to Give Feedback on How to Help the State's Small Businesses
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(October 31, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Expand the Production and Availability of Advanced Biofuels
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(October 28, 2011) USDA Announces Rural Economic Development Funding for Historically African-American Land-Grant Universities
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(October 28,2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding To Improve Rural Housing
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(October 26, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Produce Renewable Energy for Rural Communities and Reduce Energy Costs for Small Businesses and Farms in Eight States
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(October 26, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Economic Development Funding To Create Jobs in Rural Communities in 26 States
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(October 20, 2011) Agriculture Under Secretary for Rural Development Announces Funding To Improve Water Quality, Public Health and Electric Services in Rural Alaska
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(October 19, 2011) USDA Official Meets With Business Leaders in Central Kentucky to Discuss Job Creation, Economic Growth and Rural Revitalization
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(October 14, 2011) USDA Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Propose Rules to Improve the Quality of Life and Foster Economic Opportunity for Tribal Communities
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(October 14, 2011) Agriculture Deputy Secretary Merrigan Promotes Job Creation Partnerships with Rural Business Leaders in Kansas
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(October 13, 2011) USDA Reminds Native American Farmers and Ranchers that Keepseagle Settlement Claims Filing Period Open Through December 27
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(October 13, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding To Improve Rural Electric Service
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(October 5, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Create Jobs and Improve Rural Water Systems
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(October 4, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Community Facilities Investments to Create Jobs and Boost Economic Development in Rural Communities
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(October 3, 2011) Secretary Vilsack Announces Investments to Support Economic Development and Job Creation in Rural America
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(September 30, 2011) Co-ops: A Vital Source of Rural Jobs
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(September 30, 2011) Ag Cooperative Sales, Income Second Highest Ever; Full-Time Co-op Employment Climbs by 7,000
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(September 28, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Major Investments to Spur Innovation and Job Creation in Research, Development and Production of Next Generation Biofuels
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(September 27, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Payments to Producers in 41 States to Expand the Production and Availability of Advanced Biofuels
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(September 27, 2011) USDA Business Administrator Meets with North Carolina Leaders at NC State to Discuss Job Creation, Economic Growth and Rural Revitalization
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(September 27, 2011) Agriculture Deputy Secretary Merrigan Tours Brattleboro Food Co-op's New Construction
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(September 22, 2011) USDA Official Meets With Ohio Business Leaders in Eastern Ohio to Discuss Job Creation, Economic Growth and Rural Revitalization
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(September 20, 2011) Rural Development Under Secretary Tonsager Promotes Job Creation Partnerships With Rural Business Leaders
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(September 16, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding for More Than 500 Projects to Boost Renewable Energy Production, Reduce Energy Costs for Producers and Rural Small Businesses
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(September 15, 2011) USDA Officials Meet with Minnesota Business Owners, Farmers and Residents to Discuss Job Creation, Economic Growth and Rural Revitalization
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(September 15, 2011) USDA Official Meets with Illinois Business Leaders in Northwestern Illinois to Discuss Job Creation, Economic Growth and Rural Revitalization
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(September 15, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding To Create Jobs, Improve Rural Electric Infrastructure
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(September 14, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Announces Support to Create Jobs and Boost Small Business Development
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(September 9, 2011) USDA Announces Funding to Improve 911 and Emergency Communications Services in Rural America
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(September 1, 2011) USDA Official Holds White House Rural Roundtable with South Dakotans to Discuss Job Opportunities and Economic Growth
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(August 31, 2011) USDA Highlights Assistance to Residents Affected by Hurricane Irene
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(August 30, 2011) USDA, Departments of Energy and Navy Seek Input from Industry to Advance Biofuels for Military and Commercial Transportation
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(August 29, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Smart Grid, Transmission System Improvements to Create Jobs, Benefit Consumers in 14 States
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(August 25, 2011) Houma, LA USDA Officials Meet with Louisiana Business Owners, Farmers and Residents To Discuss Job Creation, Economic Growth and Rural Revitalization
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(August 25, 2011) USDA Officials Meet With Louisiana Business Owners, Farmers and Residents To Discuss Job Creation and Revitalization Opportunities for Rural Communities
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(August 24, 2011) USDA Officials Meet With Alaska Business Owners to Discuss Job Creation and Southeast Revitalization Opportunities
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(August 22, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Tours Michigan Bio-Manufacturing Facility Crucial to Rural Job Creation Efforts
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(August 22, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Projects to Provide Broadband to Rural Communities
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(August 19, 2011) USDA Announces New Agreement with The Council on Foundations to Encourage Increased Economic Opportunities in Rural America
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(August 18, 2011) USDA Guarantees Loan to Florida Biofuels Facility Capable of Creating Energy and Hundreds of Jobs from Citrus and Yard Waste
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(August 18, 2011) USDA Announces Funding To Provide Jobs, Business Growth and Improve Transportation Services for Tribes and Rural Communities
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(August 18, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Support to Create Jobs, Improve Health and Safety for Rural Americans in 31 States and Puerto Rico
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(August 18, 2011) USDA Under Secretary Tonsager Meets with South Dakota Business Owners, Farmers and Residents to Discuss Economic Growth and Rural Revitalization
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(August 17, 2011) USDA Official Highlights Renewable Fuel Choices for Missouri Drivers
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(August 17, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding for Over 900 Projects to Boost Renewable Energy Production, Reduce Energy Costs for Producers and Small Businesses
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(August 17, 2011) President Announces New Jobs Initiatives for Rural America
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(August 16, 2011) USDA Rural Development Officials Meet With Florida Business Owners, Farmers and Residents to Discuss Job Creation and Rural Revitalization Opportunities
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(August 16, 2011) President Obama Announces Major Initiative to Spur Biofuels Industry and Enhance America's Energy Security
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(August 15, 2011) USDA Rural Business and Cooperatives Administrator Meets with Louisiana Business Owners, Farmers and Residents Discuss Job Creation, Economic Growth and Rural Revitalization
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(August 12, 2011) USDA Deputy Under Secretary Hosts Roundtable to Discuss Job Creation Opportunities with Arkansas Agriculture and Business Leaders
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(August 12, 2011) White House Rural Council Delivers Report on Rural America
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(August 8, 2011) USDA and EPA Create New Partnership to Improve Drinking Water Systems and Develop Workforce in Rural Communities
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(August 3, 2011) White House Rural Roundtable in Vermont to Discuss Economic Growth and Job Creation in New England
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(August 2, 2011) USDA Official Holds White House Rural Roundtable with Ohioans to Discuss Economic Growth and Job Creation
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(August 1, 2011) USDA Official Holds White House Rural Roundtable with Louisiana Producers to Discuss Conservation and Economic Growth
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(July 27, 2011) Secretary Vilsack Announces Telecommunications Projects To Deliver Broadband and Job Opportunities to Rural Communities
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(July 22, 2011) USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Improve the Quality of Rural Housing
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(July 19, 2011) USDA Official Meets Ohio Business Leaders to Discuss Economic Growth and Job Creation
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(July 15, 2011) USDA Announces Water and Wastewater Improvement Projects in Alaska
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(July 7, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding To Preserve and Revitalize Rural Rental Housing Complexes
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(July 5, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Invites Applications to Promote Regional Business Development and Job Creation Efforts
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(June 30, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Economic Development Funding To Create Jobs, Economic Opportunity and Strengthen Rural Communities
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(June 29, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Economic Development Funding To Create Jobs In Rural Communities In 11 States
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(June 29, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Support for Small, Socially Disadvantaged Agricultural Producers and Cooperatives
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(June 28, 2011) USDA Invites Applications for Value Added Producer Grant to Assist Farmers
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(June 23, 2011) Energy-Saving Home Prompts Increased Interest in Rural Development’s Housing Programs
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(June 22, 2011) Report Places Emphasis on Need for Broadband in Rural America
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(June 17, 2011) Agriculture Deputy Secretary Meets Pennsylvania Business Leaders to Support Economic Growth and Job Creation
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(June 16, 2011) USDA Announces Streamlining of Program to Improve Water Quality in Alaska Rural Villages
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(June 13, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Announces Goal for Smart Grid Investments and Funding to Improve Electric Services to Customers in 10 States
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(June 7, 2011) USDA Seeks Applications for Grants To Help Rural Cooperatives and Businesses Create Jobs
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(Jun 1, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Kicks Off June Homeownership Month
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(May 25, 2011) USDA Recognized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation for Its Work to Revitalize, Strengthen America's Rural Main Streets
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(May 25, 2011) USDA Rural Development Business Program Administrator Judith Canales Highlights Business Loans, Biofuels in Michigan Visit
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(May 19, 2011) USDA Officials to Visit Southern States Affected By Natural Disasters
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(April 25, 2011) USDA Rural Housing Administrator Announces Support For Health Care, Public Safety and Education Projects in Texas
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(April 21, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Support for Community Projects, Health Care and Education to Improve Quality of Life in Rural America
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(April 20, 2011) USDA Report Outlines Renewable Power Opportunities for Rural Communities
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(April 20, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Broadband Investments To Spur Job Creation and Economic Opportunity in Rural America
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(April 20, 2011) Secretary Vilsack Highlights Renewable Energy Opportunities During Midwest Visit
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(April 19, 2011) USDA Official Visits a Connecticut Business That Received Support to Reduce Fossil Fuel Use
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(April 18,2011) USDA Rural Development Celebrates Earth Day by Announcing Projects to Improve Water Quality and Benefit Rural Residents
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(April 14, 2011) USDA Rural Development Invites Applications for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects
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(April 8, 2011) USDA Program Provides Consumers More Choices at the Pump With Flex-Fuel Options
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(April 6, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Rural Electric Funding to Benefit Thousands of Rural Residents
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(March 14, 2011) USDA Seeks Applications for Renewable Energy Funding
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(March 14, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Highlights Trade and Economic Development Opportunities to Help Rural Colorado Win the Future
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(March 10, 2011) USDA Announces New Broadband Program and Interim Regulations to Help Expand Economic Opportunity in Rural Areas
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(March 9, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Support for Projects That Will Spark Small Business Development and Job Creation in Rural America
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(March 9, 2011) Secretary Vilsack Releases Report Showing the Recovery Act Is Providing Jobs and Benefiting America's Rural Communities
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(March 7, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Improve Electric Service for Rural Residents and Businesses
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(March 4, 2011) USDA Invites Applications for Grants to Connect Rural Communities to Broadband Service
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(February 25, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and Assistant Attorney General West Announce Process to Resolve Discrimination Claims of Hispanic and Women Farmers
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(February 25, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Sign MOU to Support Continued Development of Biofuels and Related Products
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(February 24, 2011) USDA Invites Applications for Grants to Bring Improved Educational and Health Care Services to Rural Communities
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(February 23, 2011) Deputy Agriculture Secretary Announces Value Added Producer Grant Program Changes to Assist Farmers as They Add Value to Products
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(February 15, 2011)USDA Rural Development Invites Applications For Rural Economic Development Funding
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(February 11, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Renewable Energy Program Changes to Promote Biofuel Production and Create Jobs
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(February 11, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Investments In Essential Rural Community Facilities
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(February 9, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Boost to Renewable Energy Effort in Rural America
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(February 8, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding for Projects to Create Jobs and New Economic Opportunities for Rural Residents
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(February 3, 2011) USDA Announces Investments in Rural North Carolina Communities to Improve Quality of Life and Create Job Opportunities
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(January 24, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding To Increase Educational and Health Care Access in Rural Communities
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(January 20, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Investments to Study Renewable Energy Feasibility in Rural Communities
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(January 20, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Producer Payments to Promote Bioenergy Production in Rural America
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(January 20, 2011) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Outlines Progress on Effort to Advance Renewable Energy Production in America
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(January 20, 2011) USDA Rural Development Seeks Applicants for Grants to Provide Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation Systems
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(November 15, 2010) USDA Seeks Applications for Multi-Family Housing Rehabilitation Loans to Improve the Quality of Housing in Rural America
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Read USDA's Letter Submitted to Support Development of the National Broadband Plan
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(October 21, 2010) Remarks by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Biofuels as Prepared for Delivery at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C.
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(October 21, 2010) Listen to Under Secretary Dallas Tonsager's Comments on the Rural Development Recovery Act Report
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(October 20, 2010) USDA Releases Report on the Impact of the Recovery Act on America's Rural Communities
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(September 30, 2010) USDA Announces Recovery Act Broadband Project to Bring Jobs, Economic Opportunity to Southwest Nevada
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(September 30, 2010) USDA Announces Recovery Act Broadband Project to Bring Jobs, Economic Opportunity to Central Arkansas
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(September 20, 2010) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Recovery Act Funding To Improve Water System Infrastructure, Health and Sanitation in Rural Communities
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(September 15, 2010) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Support For Historically Black Colleges And Small Agricultural Producers
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(September 7, 2010) USDA Seeks Applications from Producers to Conduct Renewable Energy Feasibility Studies
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(September 7, 2010) USDA Announces Two Recovery Act Broadband Projects to Bring Jobs, Economic Opportunity to Rural Virginians
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(September 3, 2010) USDA Announces Recovery Act Funding to Improve Health and Sanitation Infrastructure in Los Osos, California
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(September 3, 2010) USDA Announces Recovery Act Funding to Create Jobs, Improve Health and Sanitation in Monticello, New York
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(September 1, 2010) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Recovery Act Support for Public Safety, Community Centers, Public Schools and Health Care Facilities
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USDA Rural Development Under Secretary Tonsager Announces Recipients of Rural Business Enterprise Grants
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(August 19, 2010) USDA Rural Development Announces Recovery Act Broadband Award to Bring Jobs, Economic Opportunity to Western Colorado Communities
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USDA Announces Application Period For High Energy Cost Grant Program
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(August 5, 2010) Agriculture Deputy Secretary Visits North Carolina to Discuss Rural Job Creation
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(August 5, 2010) USDA Announces Recovery Act Funding To Improve Water System Infrastructure, Health and Sanitation in Rural Communities
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(August 4, 2010) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Over 120 Recovery Act Broadband Projects to Bring Jobs, Economic Opportunity to Rural Communities
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(August 3, 2010) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Honors USDA Employees in Awards Ceremony
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(July 22, 2010) USDA Seeks Public Comment on Distance Learning and Telemedicine Programs
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(July 19, 2010) Vilsack Tours Advanced Bioenergy Facility in Ohio
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(July 12, 2010) USDA Announces Recovery Act Efforts Aimed at Creating Jobs, Supporting Local and Regional Food Systems
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(July 7, 2010) USDA Announces $5.2 million in funding to expand Broadband Access in Reedsburg, WI
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(July 7, 2010) Secretary Vilsack Announces Improvements to Electric Infrastructure Across Rural America
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(July 6, 2010) USDA Under Secretary Tonsager Announces Funding for Renewable Energy Projects; Highlights USDA Assistance to Mississippi
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(July 2, 2010) President Obama Announces Rural Broadband Projects to Bring Jobs and Economic Opportunity to Rural Communities and Native American Tribal Lands
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(June 28, 2010) USDA Rural Development Seeks Public Comment on Ways to Improve a Popular Homebuilding Program
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(June 25, 2010) USDA Seeks Applicants for Grants to Assist Rural Cooperatives and Businesses to Spur Job Creation
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(Jun 24, 2010) USDA Invites Applications for Energy Audits to Help Rural Small Businesses and Agriculture Producers Reduce Their Energy Usage
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(June 23, 2010) USDA Works With Delaware Families to Help Build Homes in Observance of National Homeownership Month
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(June 22, 2010) New USDA Report Provides Roadmap To Achieve America's Renewable Energy Goals
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(June 18, 2010) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Highlights Success of Recovery Act in Bringing Water System Infrastructure Improvements to Rural Communities Across America
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(June 3, 2010) USDA Announces Loans and Grants To Help Rural Businesses Create Jobs and Get Expanded Access To Capital
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(May 17, 2010) USDA Announces Demonstration Program To Increase Availability of Affordable, Rural, Multi-Family Housing
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(May 11, 2010) USDA Announces Availability of Recovery Act Funding to Bring Broadband Service to More of Rural America
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(May 7, 2010) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Recovery Act Assistance For Pennsylvania Business
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(May 7, 2010) Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Support for Small, Socially Disadvantaged Agricultural Producers and Cooperatives to Become More Profitable and Efficient
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(May 4, 2010) - USDA Invites Applications for Renewable Energy Funding
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(May 4, 2010) Obama Administration Announces National Rural Summit To Continue Dialogue on Rebuilding and Revitalizing Rural America
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(April 16, 2010) - Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Invites Public Comment on Proposed Rules for USDA Renewable Energy Programs
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(January 26, 2010) - Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces $140 Million for 14 Community Facilities Projects in Rural Areas
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