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USDA Lays Out Plan if Avian Flu Returns

posted on July 31, 2015 at 6:30 PM

USDA Lays Out Plan if Avian Flu Returns
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack was in Iowa this week, speaking with poultry producers about the latest developments in the fight against Avian Bird Flu Full Story

As Economy Improves, Some States Forego Federal SNAP Waivers

posted on April 17, 2015 at 5:42 PM

As Economy Improves, Some States Forego Federal SNAP Waivers
According to USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service, total costs for SNAP benefits more than doubled between 2007 and 2013. And while the uptick in payouts to participants actually fell to $74 billion in 2014, The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance... Full Story

Market to Market (July 26, 2013)

posted on July 26, 2013 at 8:09 PM

Market to Market (July 26, 2013)
Full Program: Secretary Vilsack explains why an extension of current farm policy is a giant step backwards. Timely rains bring moisture to portions of the Corn Belt, but the outlook is anything but certain. Aging farmers ponder the transition to the next... Full Story

Market to Market (July 27, 2012)

posted on July 27, 2012 at 7:30 PM

Market to Market (July 27, 2012)
Full Program: Arid conditions hamper cotton yields on the Southern Plains. As the drought intensifies, a noted climatologist says the worst may be yet to come. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack calls on Congress to act on behalf of rural America. Market... Full Story

Agriculture Secretary Presses House on Farm Bill

posted on June 29, 2012 at 11:33 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Friday urged the Republican-led House to vote on a long-term farm policy bill, saying failure to act could leave livestock producers exposed to disasters and other farmers uncertain about the... Full Story

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