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Stories Tagged "U.S. Secretary of Agriculture"

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Market to Market (January 21, 2011)

posted on January 21, 2011 at 7:01 PM

Market to Market (January 21, 2011)
Full Program: We examine how leaders of the world’s two largest economies are finding common ground on matters of trade; discuss questions facing the Secretary of Agriculture on rules relating to genetically engineered crops; and we’ll meet a third generation... Full Story

Market to Market (August 20, 2010)

posted on August 20, 2010 at 7:08 PM

Market to Market (August 20, 2010)
Full Program: A federal judge revokes government approval of genetically modified sugar beets. Despite tougher FDA regulations, a salmonella outbreak leads to the recall of 380 million eggs. The Secretary of Agriculture outlines Obama Administration plans for a... Full Story

USDA Sec. Vilsack Sits Down with Market to Market

posted on June 11, 2010 at 3:06 PM

USDA Sec. Vilsack Sits Down with Market to Market
Mark Pearson discusses the effects of rural infrastructure, biotechnology and the global economy on Iowa agriculture with Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. Full Story

Market to Market (June 4, 2010)

posted on June 4, 2010 at 7:06 PM

Market to Market (June 4, 2010)
Full Program: The Secretary of Agriculture outlines Obama Administration plans to rejuvenate the rural economy. And a pioneer in alternative fuel production explains why regulatory barriers threaten the future of ethanol. Those stories and market analysis... Full Story

Vilsack on E15 Passage and Gulf Oil Spill

posted on June 4, 2010 at 4:06 PM

Vilsack on E15 Passage and Gulf Oil Spill
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack outlines Obama Administration plans to rejuvenate the rural economy. Full Story

Market to Market (April 23, 2010)

posted on April 23, 2010 at 8:04 PM

Market to Market (April 23, 2010)
Full Program: Strong export numbers, support the rally in grain and oilseed markets. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack outlines his priorities for the next Farm Bill. And an outspoken author squares off with a Missouri farmer on the merits of production... Full Story

Mixed Reviews for RFS2

posted on February 4, 2010 at 5:02 PM

Mixed Reviews for RFS2
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced this week he's scrapping the National Animal Identification System. Full Story

Market to Market (March 6th, 2009)

posted on March 6, 2009 at 8:03 PM

Market to Market (March 6th, 2009)
Full Program: Market analyst John Roach. At the White House, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack defends farm subsidy reform. At the Capitol, Republicans raise a stink over efforts to control odors from hog operations. On Market to Market, John Roach offers his... Full Story

Market to Market (January 16, 2009)

posted on January 16, 2009 at 9:01 PM

Market to Market (January 16, 2009)
Full Program: Market analyst Jamey Kohake. At the hearing lawmakers ponder President-elect Obama's choice for Secretary of Agriculture. In Detroit, automakers hope green vehicles inspire consumers to part with the "green" in their wallets. In farm country,... Full Story

Scientists Release Draft of Corn Genome

posted on February 29, 2008 at 8:02 PM

Scientists Release Draft of Corn Genome
In a similar hearing in the Senate this week, Secretary of Agriculture Edward Schafer announced new steps to ensure the safety of America's meat supply, including more random inspections of slaughterhouses and immediate audits of plants that... Full Story

Ed Schafer Nominated for Secretary of Agriculture

posted on November 2, 2007 at 12:11 AM

Ed Schafer Nominated for Secretary of Agriculture
There were more signs this week that higher energy prices and the worst housing slump in decades are eroding optimism in the U.S economy. Full Story

USDA Expects Record Breaking Exports in 2007

posted on March 9, 2007 at 8:03 PM

USDA Expects Record Breaking Exports in 2007
Mike Johanns, USDA: "Agriculture holds the solutions that can create a more secure and a more prosperous future…" Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns has announced an increase in the forecast for agricultural exports to a record $78 billion for... Full Story

U.S. Trade Ambassador Urges European Union to Make Deeper Farm Tariff Cuts

posted on November 4, 2005 at 8:11 PM

U.S. Trade Ambassador Urges European Union to Make Deeper Farm Tariff Cuts
Mike Johanns, Secretary of Agriculture: "Now with some 40 days remaining before the WTO ministerial in Hong Kong, the clock is really ticking." At a midweek congressional hearing, U.S trade officials said their offer last month to significantly... Full Story

USDA Announces National Animal ID System

posted on September 2, 2005 at 8:09 PM

USDA Announces National Animal ID System
Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns this week announced the National Animal Identification System or NAIS. Full Story

Farm Bill Forums Forge Ahead

posted on August 12, 2005 at 8:08 PM

Farm Bill Forums Forge Ahead
Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns stopped in Iowa as part of his listening session tour for the 2007 Farm Bill. Full Story
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