Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to Address Enhancing Global Security at Events in Iowa Print
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Written by USDA Communications Office   
Tuesday, 11 October 2011 13:10

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2011 –Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will give remarks on global food security on TUESDAY at Iowa State University in Ames and on THURSDAY at the World Food Prize in Des Moines. Vilsack will discuss how the continued innovation and creativity of American scientists, farmers and policy-makers are essential to confront the combined challenges of feeding a growing global population, mitigating the effects of climate change, and meeting increasing energy demands at home and abroad.

 

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

5:00 p.m. CDT

WHAT: Secretary Vilsack to give remarks on global food security at the Iowa State University Lecture Program World Affairs Series.

WHERE: Iowa State University

Memorial Union – South Ballroom

2229 Lincoln Way

Ames, IA 50014

 

Thursday, October 13, 2011

10:15 a.m. CDT

WHAT: Secretary Vilsack to give remarks on global food security at the World Food Prize panel, “Sharing Agricultural Knowledge to Drive Sustainable Growth.”

WHERE: Marriot Hotel

700 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50309

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