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from 07/24/2014
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RURAL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES
A special conference in Washington this week is bringing those with investment money together with those in rural areas who need that money. (Gary Crawford, Ag. Sec'y Tom Vilsack and Treas. Sec'y Jacob Lew) 
GCRAWFOR 00:01:00

RURAL AREAS NEED TO AGGREGATE PROJECTS TO GET INVESTMENT MONEY
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack says there's going to be a new approach to funding rural infrastructure projects. (Gary Crawford and Sec'y Tom Vilsack) 
GCRAWFOR 00:01:00 SEC

ACTUALITY: USDA LOOKING FOR INVESTMENT PARTNERS FOR RURAL AREAS
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack telling reporters at the Rural Opportunity Investment Conference that USDA is looking for more investment partners for rural projects. 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:27 SEC

ACTUALITY: MORE CAPITAL INVESTMENT WILL BOOST RURAL AREAS
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack telling reporters at the Rural Opportunity Investment Conference that more private capital investment in rural areas would do wonders for the rural economy and for the nation. 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:17 SEC

A NEW $10 BILLION FUND TO INVEST IN RURAL AMERICA
A new multi-billion dollar private fund is created to invest in infrastructure projects across rural America. (Susan Carter, Ag Sec Tom Vilsack and Robert Engel, CoBank CEO) 
SCARTER 00:00:58

ACTUALITY: COBANK AND ITS RURAL AMERICA CONNECTION
Robert Engel, CoBank CEO, explains what his company is and the role it plays in supporting rural infrastructure. 
SCARTER 00:00:38

ACTUALITY: PROJECT TYPES AND POTENTIAL INVESTMENT COSTS
Robert Engel, CoBank CEO, talks about interest rates and potential project types. 
SCARTER 00:00:51

HOW TO TELL A WEED VERSUS A WILDFLOWER
If you take a drive in the country this summer, you may wonder if a flowery plant you see is a weed or a wildflower. (Rod Bain and Bill Curran of Penn State University Extension) 
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