Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Green Ride to School

This post is part of the Science Tuesday feature series on the USDA blog. Check back each week as we showcase stories and news from the USDA’s rich science and research portfolio.
In the Pacific Northwest, scientists with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service are exploring the potential of a crop called winter canola.  Canola, an oilseed […] Continue reading

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Cattle Plague Eradicated

A cattle disease which has been affecting cattle since 1889 has finally been eradicated by the collective efforts of scientists. The diseases is said to have spread from Roman Empire when he moved herds to support his armies in the … Continue reading

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Statement from U.S. Commerce Department Acting Deputy Secretary Rebecca Blank on Personal Income and Outlays in April 2011

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis today released data on personal income and outlays for April 2011. Personal income increased 0.4 percent in April, consistent with private-sector expectations. Wages and salaries, the la… Continue reading

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USDA Administrator Visits GM Fort Wayne Assembly Plant Discuss Flex-Fuel Pump Funding

Earlier this week, Judith Canales, Administrator for Rural Business and Cooperative Programs for USDA Rural Development, stopped by the GM assembly plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to discuss Flex-Fuel opportunities available to American business owners. Canales’ visit was part of a three-state tour in the Midwest, where she and other representatives of USDA Rural Development […] Continue reading

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Secretary Vilsack Visits Nashville, Goes Live on RFD-TV

After a great event yesterday morning on the Obama Administration’s efforts to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil, Secretary Vilsack headed to RFD-TV for a live show titled, “Homegrown Energy, Fueling America’s Future.” With an in-studio audience of about 275 people and others watching live, the Secretary kicked it off by talking with RFD-TV host […] Continue reading

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USDA Asks Local Pennsylvania Businesses What They Need From the Federal Government to Grow, Create Jobs

USDA Rural Development Deputy Under Secretary Cheryl Cook and Thomas Williams, Rural Development Pennsylvania State Director recently conducted a Small Business Council meeting at the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce, followed by a visit to Molnar Farms, a local Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) recipient. Roxanne Molnar explained to the USDA officials how $20,000 […] Continue reading

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