USDA Launches New Website for Obama Administration's Rural Tour
Published on Mon, 08/17/2009 - 3:48pm
We here at the American Cattlemen like to keep our readers up to date on the farm news. Visitors to www.RuralTour.gov Can Join the Conversation About Challenges Facing Rural America; Additional 'Social Media' Tools Help Enhance Communication with People Throughout the Country
WASHINGTON, August 17, 2009 - The U.S.
Department of Agriculture today launched a new website designed to enhance discussio
ns and facilitate innovation for issues facing rural America as part of the Obama Administration's Rural Tour. This week, Agriculture Secretary Vilsack will lead Rural Tour Community Forums in Hamlet, N.C., Des Moines, Iowa, and Sedalia, Mo., bringing
the total number of Rural Tour stops to 16. The many new features on www.RuralTour.gov will enable Americans across the country to share their stories, provide feedback, and get information on what is happening on the tour.