White House releases ‘Strengthening the Rural Economy’ report

By Stewart Doan

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Washington, April 27 – The White House released a report Monday on the strengths and challenges facing rural America on the eve of President Obama’s trip to the heartland. To read the 47-page “Strengthening the Rural Economy” report, go to: www.agri-pulse.com/uploaded/RuralAmericaRpt27Apr10.pdf

Senior Editor Stewart Doan spoke with Christina Romer, the Administration’s chief economist, who summarized the report’s key conclusions and policy recommendations.  To access Doan’s audio update, go to: www.agri-pulse.com/uploaded/CEARuralReport042610.mp3

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