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February 22, 2020

Vilsack Addresses USDA, Economic Stimulus- Rural America, and Ag Market Issues

Vilsack Addresses USDA

Philip Brasher reported yesterday at The Des Moines Register Online that, “Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the government must get Americans to eat more healthful foods while also boosting crop production to feed a growing world population.

“The two goals have often been at odds, Vilsack said in a meeting with USDA employees in the atrium of the department’s headquarters Thursday.”

(To view Secretary Vilsack’s entire presentation from yesterday, which included a question and answer period with USDA employees, just click here. Brief audio clips on specific issues that were discussed at yesterday’s meeting are also available here).

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