USDA will expand processing capacity and increase competition in meat and poultry processing to make agricultural markets more accessible and competitive.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilack said that the “Product of the USA” label on meat products should undergo a full-scale review, one that has long been sought by livestock producers who say that the label is inadequate and often misleading as it currently stands. This week, the Federal Trade Commission finalized a rule that is […]
Black leaders are testifying before Congress, and a report shows that just 0.1 percent of the Trump’s coronavirus money went to Black farmers.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Tom Vilsack as the Secretary of Agriculture overseeing the United States Department of Agriculture.
Farmers and others in ag are feeling more confident that they understand the direction the Biden Administration will be taking over the next four years.
State- and national-level agricultural organizations sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry calling for the swift confirmation of Thomas Vilsack as Secretary of Agriculture. The position would put Vilsack at the helm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, where he would lead national policy on food, agriculture, natural resources, […]
While Tom Vilsack has some skeletons in his closet, the official nomination to Ag Secretary drew praise from many agricultural organizations.