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Agriculture secretary presses lawmakers on new farm bill

June 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON 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 future. Continue Reading

Help available for farmers who suffered losses due to natural disasters

December 18, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the sign-up period for the 2009 crop year Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program begins on Jan. 10, 2011. Continue Reading

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Ag. Sec. Vilsack in Grand Forks for Research Forum

September 13, 2010 in WDAZ

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack met today with area farmers, agricultural scientists, and ag leaders at the University of North Dakota. Continue Reading