President Barack Obama stopped in Iowa today (TUE) to talk about new initiatives to help rural America. These include expanding public-private partnerships and doubling capital available for small businesses through the Small Business Administration. Harvest Public Media’s Donna Vestal spoke today (TUE) with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, who's with the president in Iowa promoting the administration’s plans. She asked him about the White House Rural Council and its recent report on rural America.
That's U-S Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. He was speaking with Harvest Public Media's Donna Vestal. To listen to the full interview -- and read the report of the White House Rural Council -- just visit the website: HarvestPublicMedia.org. That's Harvest Public Media - DOT - org.