|Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Highlight How Agriculture and Rural America is Strengthening the Nation’s Economy|
|News Releases - Agribusiness|
|Written by USDA Communications|
|Wednesday, 18 April 2012 14:09|
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2012 – TOMORROW, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will deliver remarks on the importance of agriculture and rural America to our economic recovery and the strength of the nation. Vilsack will discuss how agriculture is a formula for what is working in the economy, as farmers have reduced their debt, adopted innovative farming techniques, and are producing products that the rest of the world wants and needs. He will also highlight the Administration’s accomplishments for American agriculture over the past three years including developing new markets at home and abroad, maintaining a strong safety net, commitment to conservation and research, and efforts to help the next generation get started in farming.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
1 p.m. CDT
WHAT: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will highlight the importance of agriculture and rural America to our economic recovery and the strength of the nation.
WHERE: Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation
324 3rd Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
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