While Tom Vilsack has some skeletons in his closet, the official nomination to Ag Secretary drew praise from many agricultural organizations.
Love him or hate him, you won’t have to think about Tom Vilsack anymore. A week before President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration — which would have been the official end to Vilsack’s eight years as Secretary of Agriculture — Vilsack called it quits. What’s really jarring about this is that Trump hasn’t nominated a successor for Vilsack yet […]
From TPP to Trump, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack shared his insights on key agricultural issues during the National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s 73rd annual convention in Kansas City. Here’s a brief look at Vilsack’s viewpoints: TPP Vilsack said he thinks the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement is a high-standards agreement, would reduce barriers/tariffs to U.S. products […]
When President Barack Obama told U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack Wednesday evening to ask himself if he was leaving the USDA better than when got it, Vilsack could only respond with a yes. The USDA leader reflected on his last eight years in office on Thursday afternoon at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting […]
WASHINGTON — We know when rural communities do well, America does well. Rural America provides us with the food we eat, the water we drink and the energy we use, not to mention a disproportionate percentage the nation’s military that keeps us safe from threat. That’s why it’s good news that in all corners of rural […]