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Government Documents - Department of Agriculture: Rural Development

Guide to our holdings of publications of the USDA and its subsidiary agencies related to agriculture, farming, production, imports and exports, prices, research and development, farmer cooperatives, and related topics.

Contact Rural Development

About RD

Rural Development (RD) manages programs and administers loans and grants to promote economic development in rural America. It encompasses the Rural Business and Cooperative Service, Rural Utilities Service, Rural Housing Service, and Office of Community and Economic Development. Its functions were previously handled by the Farmers Home Administration, Rural Electrification Administration, and the Agricultural Cooperative Service.

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Government Documents provides access to many RD publications, including the following:

Environmental impact statements (A 68.22:)

We also have general publications, pamphlets, and other documents, as well as Congressional reports, documents, committee hearings, and prints related to rural telecommunications, electrical power, housing, and cooperatives. Search for these using ProQuest Congressional (UHM login required).

USDA Rural Development
Room 311, Federal Building
154 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI 96720-2452
Phone: (808) 933-8380

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