Agriculture Secretary http://kbia.org en Agriculture Secretary pushes for farm bill http://kbia.org/post/agriculture-secretary-pushes-farm-bill <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack is continuing to push Congress to send a farm bill to President Obama’s desk. And he says dwindling farmer numbers mean coupling agricultural policy with nutrition programs is essential.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 13:17:21 +0000 Amy Mayer 37553 at http://kbia.org Agriculture Secretary pushes for farm bill Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talks jobs, farm safety net http://kbia.org/post/agriculture-secretary-tom-vilsack-talks-jobs-farm-safety-net <p>Following up on President Obama&#39;s State of the Union address last week, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack&nbsp;is touring the country, touting his boss&#39;s job-creation efforts in rural America -- Missouri was his latest stop. In this week&#39;s Health &amp; Wealth update, a conversation with Secretary Vilsack:&nbsp;we talk rural jobs, USDA office closures, and the fate of the farmer&#39;s safety net in the face of natural disasters and shrinking budgets.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 13:05:30 +0000 Jacob Fenston 8030 at http://kbia.org Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talks jobs, farm safety net US Ag Secretary talks cuts http://kbia.org/post/us-ag-secretary-talks-cuts-0 <p>U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is in Missouri touting President Obama&rsquo;s job creation plans, laid out this week in his state of the union address. This comes as the agriculture department faces a shrinking budget. Fri, 27 Jan 2012 23:27:57 +0000 Jacob Fenston 7875 at http://kbia.org US Ag Secretary talks cuts