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A Fresh Breath of Farm Air (Fresh Prince Parody)

8 Great Ways to Get Kids Reading

<b>1| Do some “karaoke” reading.</b><p>Using age-appropriate movies or cartoons with subtitles is a novel way to motivate reluctant readers. “I mute the sound …

RFD expands with Sirius

By Tom Wood<p>Rural Media’s connections with Nashville grew a little stronger last week with the announcement of Rural Radio on Sirius XM channel 80.<p>All …

Increase summertime pasture productivity with the "4 Rs"

WOOSTER, Ohio – Despite the summer sun, excessive heat and fewer rains typically associated with Ohio summers, producers can take steps to increase …

Tammye Treviño, USDA Rural Development Administrator for Rural Housing Programs participated in a three-day tour throughout Illinois, Iowa and Missouri last month to highlight National Homeownership Month, a time when USDA, its federal partners and members of housing communities all across the country bring attention to the role housing plays in the economy. As part of this tour Administrator Treviño visited Pilot Grove Savings Bank in Mount Pleasant to recognize the bank for using USDA Rural Development’s Guaranteed Rural Housing program to assist rural Iowans achieve their homeownership goals. Pilot Grove Savings Bank became an approved lender in 2001 and has used the USDA program to assist 70 families in obtaining a home in rural Iowa.

Posted by Greg Batson, Missouri Program Support Director, and by Dawn Bonsell, Pennsylvania USDA Public Information Coordinator in Rural<p>Jul 05, …