Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to Host Town Hall Meeting on Food, Farm and Jobs Bill at 2013 Old Threshers Reunion PDF Print E-mail
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Written by USDA Office of Communications   
Friday, 30 August 2013 13:07

WASHINGTON, August 29, 2013— On Saturday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will host a town hall meeting at the 2013 Old Threshers Reunion on the need for Congressional passage of a Food, Farm and Jobs Bill for rural America.

 

The Obama Administration has called for Congress to pass a five-year farm bill that promotes rural development, preserves a strong farm safety net, maintains nutrition programs, encourages the development of local and regional markets, enhances conservation, honors our international trade commitments, and advances agricultural research.

 

Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 11 a.m.  CDT

 

WHAT:  Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will host a town hall meeting on the need for Congressional passage of a Food, Farm and Jobs Bill for rural America.

WHERE:   405 East Threshers Road— Barb Heaton Pavilion, Mt. Pleasant, IA

 

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