In April 2017, U.S. President Trump established the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity. In their report to the President, Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue writes, "The purpose and function of this Task Force have been to identify legislative, regulatory, and policy changes to promote agriculture, economic development, job growth, infrastructure improvements, technological innovation, energy security, and quality of life in rural America." The Task Force organized their recommendations around five key indicators of rural prosperity: e-Connectivity, Quality of Life, Rural Workforce, Technological Innovation, and Economic Development. Read the report. To learn more about the Task Force, visit the USDA Rural Prosperity Task Force website.
Task Force on Ag and Rural Prosperity Sends Report to President Trump
Published on: Jan 08, 2018