Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Vilsack today announced the release of a new report that shows the U.S. biobased industry is generating substantial economic activity and American jobs. He also announced changes under the 2014 Farm Bill that will create additional opportunities for growth in renewable plant-based materials, supporting the Obama Administration's efforts to develop a new, rural economy and promote creation of sustainable jobs.

New Orleans, Louisiana - The Obama administration has made helping veterans find civilian employment and reintegrate into our nation’s workforce and economy a top priority. Further building on that effort, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced the creation of the Utility Industry Workforce Initiative during a speech at the Edison Electric Institute conference in New Orleans.

Imperial, California (NAPSI) - Graduation 2014 unleashed 1.6 million graduates into the workforce, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. While many of those recent graduates are already working, a large percentage are not. Either way, they all have something in common memories of a senior year full of stressful decisions.

Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced a new report showing tremendous demand for recent college graduates with a degree in agricultural programs with an estimated 57,900 high-skilled job openings annually in the food, agriculture, renewable natural resources, and environment fields in the United States.

Washington, DC - U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the International Association of Chiefs of Police announced today a fellowship program for CBP law enforcement personnel under the IACP Visiting Law Enforcement Fellow Program.  The program is designed to enhance the leadership capabilities of the visiting fellow through exposure to its national and international policy initiatives while simultaneously leveraging the fellows’ skills to support critical IACP policy work. 

West Lafayette, Indiana - Nearly 58,000 jobs will open annually across the United States in occupations involving food, agriculture, renewable natural resources and environment over the next five years, according to an employment outlook led by Purdue University.