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Vilsack: Rural poverty rate high; Farm Bill could help

posted on November 8, 2013 03:24 PM

Vilsack: Rural poverty rate high; Farm Bill could help Play Video USDA Sec. Tom Vilsack says many farmers are doing well, but that's only one segment of the rural economy. He says unemployment and poverty is high among other rural Americans, and passage of a Farm Bill is important, because it contains new strategies and initiatives that would help improve the... Watch Story

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

posted on December 23, 2010 01:47 PM

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack Play Video The former Governor of Iowa discusses the business of the USDA, the new Farm Bill, ethanol and bio-diesel fuels and revitalization of rural America. Joining Vilsack are moderator Dean Borg; Mike Glover, senior political writer for The Associated Press; and Kay Henderson, news director for Radio... Watch Full Episode

Dr. Neil Harl Discusses the Economy

posted on April 30, 2010 09:15 AM

Dr. Neil Harl Discusses the Economy Play Video Dr. Neil Harl, a scholar and professor at Iowa State University with expertise in rural economics, discusses the current state of the national and local economies. Joining Harl at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg, of Iowa Public Radio; Mike Glover, senior legislative and political... Watch Full Episode

Bill Northey on Agricultural & Rural Issues Facing Congress

posted on January 29, 2010 10:39 AM

Bill Northey on Agricultural & Rural Issues Facing Congress Play Video Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey (R-Spirit Lake) discusses agricultural and rural issues facing the 2010 Iowa legislature and the 111th U.S. Congress. Joining Northey at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg, of Iowa Public Radio; Mike Glover, senior legislative and political... Watch Full Episode

Capitalizing on Rural America: A Policy Forum

posted on May 1, 2005 12:32 PM

Two panels discuss the issues facing rural America and its economy. The discussion focuses on the policies being proposed in Washington and what their impact will be on the communities of rural America. Full Story

Fred Kirschenmann on Agriculture Issues and Rural Issues

posted on June 2, 2004 03:55 PM

FROM THE STUDIOS OF IOWA PUBLIC TELEVISION, THIS IS "IMAGINE IOWA: A CONVERSATION WITH DAVID YEPSEN." THIS EVENING'S GUEST IS FRED KIRSCHENMANN, DIRECTOR OF THE LEOPOLD CENTER FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AT IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY. HERE IS "DES MOINES REGISTER" POLITICAL COLUMNIST DAVID YEPSEN. Full Episode

Chuck Hassebrook - Center For Rural Affairs and Ron Corbett - Iowa Chamber Alliance

posted on January 3, 2003 12:00 AM

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