Usda Chief: Rural America Becoming Less Relevant

USDA chief: Rural America becoming less relevant
Associated Press
Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Updated 5:26 a.m., Saturday, December 8, 2012
A month after an election that Democrats won even as rural parts of the country voted overwhelmingly Republican, the former Democratic governor of Iowa told farm belt leaders this past week that he's frustrated with their internecine squabbles and says they need to be more strategic in picking their political fights.

ASK NEWS:
  • Protest filed over jail project bids - Timberjay Newspapers
    Georgia-based Steel Cell of North America. ... officials with the USDA’s Rural Development ... Systems, Sweeper Industries, and Chief ...
    04/4/2014 - 10:27 am | View Link
  • Coming Together to Improve Human Nutrition - Food and Nutrition Service
    USDA’s Groundbreaking Research for a Revitalized Rural America, highlighting ways USDA researchers are ... the snowy weather, Chief Scientist and
    04/1/2014 - 4:30 am | View Link
  • More
YAHOO NEWS:
  • Smart Grid Funding Dwindles As Energy Industry Reviews The Power Grid Project
    The Obama administration funding for a smart grid is winding down. Energy leaders are now assessing how the project has progressed. Opponents to the smart grid and smart meters remain vocal in their opposition to the project, citing privacy, national security, and health issues among the reasons for their views. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association... Read more » Smart Grid Funding ...
    02/24/2014 - 4:19 pm | View Link
  • Strong farm economy takes a breath
    ARLINGTON — Farmers are tapping the brakes on spending in 2014 after years of soaring income stuffed their pocketbooks with cash they plowed back into their businesses.
    02/23/2014 - 1:13 am | View Link
  • Federal farm bill backs ag and small businesses
    DENVER (AP) - When Mike Brady opened Pelican Jo's Pizzeria in Windsor in 2011, money was so tight he couldn't even afford a menu board. The country was battling back from the Great Recession, and getting a bank loan seemed impossible. "If you walked into a bank and ...
    02/22/2014 - 2:36 am | View Link
  • Federal farm bill backs ag and small-town businesses that support it
    When Mike Brady opened Pelican Jo's Pizzeria in Windsor in 2011, money was so tight he couldn't even afford a menu board. The country was battling back from the Great Recession, and getting a bank loan seemed impossible.
    02/14/2014 - 2:50 am | View Link
  • More
BING NEWS:
  • USDA chief: Rural America becoming less relevant
    WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has some harsh words for rural America: It's "becoming less and less relevant," he says. A month after an election that Democrats won even as rural parts of the country voted overwhelmingly Republican, the ...
    12/8/2012 - 2:54 am | View Link
  • USDA chief: Rural America becoming less relevant
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has some harsh words for rural America: It's "becoming less and less relevant," he says. A month after an election that Democrats won even as rural parts of the country voted overwhelmingly Republican ...
    12/8/2012 - 12:30 am | View Link
  • Tom Vilsack, USDA Chief: Rural America Becoming Less Relevant
    WASHINGTON -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has some harsh words for rural America: It's "becoming less and less relevant," he says. A month after an election that Democrats won even as rural parts of the country voted overwhelmingly Republican, the ...
    12/8/2012 - 12:08 am | View Link
  • USDA chief: Rural America becoming less relevant
    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has some harsh words for rural America: It's "becoming less and less relevant," he says. WASHINGTON (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has some harsh words for rural America: It's "becoming less and less relevant ...
    12/7/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • More

 

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News