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Rural Information Center, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Contact Information

M. Louise Reynnells
National Agricultural Library
10301 Baltimore Avenue, Room 123
Beltsville, MD 20705-2351

1-800-633-7701 (Voice - Toll-free),
301-504-5181 (FAX),

Internet Resources


The Rural Information Center (RIC) assists local communities by providing information and referral services to local, tribal, state, and federal government officials; community organizations; libraries; businesses; and citizens working to maintain the vitality of America's rural areas. RIC staff provide customized information products to specific inquiries including assistance in economic revitalization issues; local government planning projects; funding sources; technical assistance programs; research studies; and other related issues.


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updated abstract--MP 8.30.12: Org. requested to add link to Rural Health Information document. However, this doc does not link to direct/actionable content, so it is not appropriate to add to the HF doc collection. ( - RY Updated contact info--MP


Date Entered: 10/1/1997
Date Edited: 2/25/2013
Date Revised: 7/31/2012
Health Referral Number: HR2463
Accession Number:

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