posted on April 4, 2014 03:25 PM
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. He discusses the latest concerns in rural America as well as political issues surrounding the 2014 elections.
Joining Vilsack at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and...
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posted on April 4, 2014 03:05 PM
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says the USDA is helping organize and share information with farmers about climate change so they can take advantage of opportunities and take whatever action they might need to mitigate and adapt to the changes.
posted on April 4, 2014 03:03 PM
Sec. Tom Vilsack says he doesn't know what's in his future beyond his current job at the USDA. However, in response to a question about possible interest in working in education, Vilsack says he had a compelling experience as a fellow at Harvard, and "if there's any opportunity for me to work with...
posted on April 4, 2014 03:00 PM
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack responded recently to accusations from Iowa Rep. Tom Latham that the USDA isn't on the side of farmers. Vilsack says the USDA advocates strongly for all of rural America and that getting a good Farm Bill passed, working on the Clean Water Act and...
posted on April 4, 2014 02:58 PM
Sec. Tom Vilsack says there was no money paid during this two terms as governor of Iowa to keep people quiet. He says there was no need for secret settlements.