Iowa Public Television

 

Vilsack: "I don't think there's any question that we're on the side of farmers, ranchers and producers."

posted on April 4, 2014

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 presiding over an extremely strong agriculture economy are a few examples of proof.

Tags: Agriculture Secretary Farm Bill government Iowa news politics Tom Vilsack USDA