Spotlight Archive

A mother holding a baby Learn the Signs. Act Early. Campaign

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) "Learn the Signs. Act Early." campaign offers free materials and resources including fact sheets, milestone checklists, growth charts, and flyers to educate parents about developmental milestones and warning signs of developmental delays. To order or download materials, visit

two boys with cowboy hats and a flag: Copyright iStock Photos Discover & Enjoy Rural America this Summer. Fairs & Festivals, Main Street Shopping and Scenic Byways

United States Department of Agriculture. National Agricultural Library. Rural Information Center.

Calendar Rural Conference Calendar

USDA. NAL. Rural Information Center.

The Rural Information Center calendar features conferences, meetings, and workshops of interest to those involved with rural issues. We encourage you to contact us about coming events.

Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food

United States Department of Agriculture.

Every Family Needs a Famer. Do you Know Yours? Try a visit this Autumn to a Local Farm.

wild turkey in field: U.S.D.A., N.R.C.S photo Celebrate Autumn and Enjoy the Season in Rural America

USDA. NAL. Rural Information Center.

Enjoy the season in Rural America.

Flooded road: Photo - Natural Resource Conservation Service September is National Preparedness Month - Find Disaster Assistance and Be Prepared

USDA. NAL. Rural Information Center.

Resources for disaster assistance.

The White House The White House Rural Agenda

United States White House.

Ensure Economic Opportunity for Family Farmers, Support Rural Economic Development, and Improving Rural Quality Of Life are the three main areas outlined in the new Administration.

A father with his son and two pigs Web App - Stories from Main Street

Smithsonian Institution.

Get the new App that is a collection of "stories about small-town American life." You can listen to the stories or add your own!

purple flowers for sale outside in a can on a chair: Copyright iStock Photos Enjoy Rural America - From Road Trips to Farmer Markets

USDA. NAL. Rural Information Center.

Enjoy Rural America!

View of a rural main street Business

Find information on how-to-start a business, business plans, and where to look for funding with state and local contacts.

Marines with an American flag and a military flag Veterans Programs

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

"The Department's programs that target specific veteran populations, such as: Disabled Veterans, Homeless Veterans, Minority Veterans, Women Veterans and others.