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By Associated Press
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is on Capitol Hill testifying about the need for immigrant farm workers and how changing the current system is beneficial not only to the workers but all Americans.
By News Desk
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, announced the program Friday in addition to another $150 million to be used for existing small processing facilities to help them with unexpected costs the coronavirus pandemic caused and to compete…
By David Pitt, Associated Press
While John Boyd said he is optimistic about the American Rescue Plan, which sets aside $5 billion to help farmers of color pay off debt, he expressed deep concerns about high-profile leaders from both major political parties.
By Lisa Desjardins
The Senate voted 92-7 Tuesday to confirm Tom Vilsack as Agriculture secretary, his second run at the Cabinet post.
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
Former aides to Vilsack said he felt the need to return to duty, in part out of loyalty to Biden, but also to reverse some of the moves made by President Donald Trump's agriculture secretary, Sonny Perdue.
By PBS NewsHour
While President-elect Donald Trump is close to filling his cabinet, one crucial position left is the secretary of agriculture. Judy Woodruff speaks with outgoing Secretary Tom Vilsack -- the last remaining original member of the Obama Cabinet -- about his…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
In an email to employees, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said USDA is closing the offices "due to the serious nature of these threats." He did not characterize the threats, but asked employees to be aware of their surroundings and report…
WASHINGTON -- School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation approved by a Senate committee.
By Dave Gustafson
The government scrapped its food pyramid Thursday, replacing it with MyPlate, a campaign that encourages Americans to fill up half their diet with fruits and vegetables, and avoid sugary drinks and oversized portions.
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