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Obama’s Schedule For Tuesday, Aug. 16

PEOSTA, Iowa, Aug. 16 (UPI) — President Obama hosts the White House Rural Economic Forum at Peosta, Iowa, to discuss growing the economy and jobs, the White House said Tuesday.

The daily schedule indicates Obama will:

— Host, along with members of the White House Rural Council, the rural economic forum at Northeast Iowa Community College. The forum brings together farmers, small-business owners, private-sector leaders, rural organizations and government officials to discuss ideas and initiatives to promote economic growth, accelerate hiring and innovation in rural communities, the White House said.

— Participate in a breakout session hosted by Small Business Administrator Karen Mills on growing rural small business.

— Participate in a breakout session hosted by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on promoting agricultural innovation and renewable energy jobs in rural communities.

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