Secretary Tom Vilsack

Flood Relief Dried Up By Budget Cuts?
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering a myriad of programs and services to help farmers, ranchers, and rural residents effected by Missouri river flooding in neighboring states. Funds have also gone out for other natural disasters this spring, but Agriculture Secretary, Tom Vilsack in touri…
A Call To Test And Hold For Poultry And Meats
The U. S.  Department of Agriculture has long recommended that meat and poultry processors, after testing samples for contaminants, hold back the tested lots from sale until results are in. “However, some establishments are releasing products into commerce prior to receiving test results…