Secretary Vilsack to Address Iowa Farm Bureau’s 2013 Economic Summit, Highlight Need for Food, Farm, and Jobs Bill Print
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Written by USDA Office of Communications   
Monday, 22 July 2013 08:25

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2013— TODAY, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will address the Iowa Farm Bureau’s 2013 Economic Summit where he will discuss the need for a Food, Farm and Jobs Bill.

 

The Obama Administration has prioritized that a new Food, Farm and Jobs Bill should promote rural development, preserve a strong farm safety net, maintain nutrition programs, encourage the development of local and regional markets, honor our international trade commitments, and advance agricultural research.

 

Monday, July 22, 2013

12:45 p.m. CDT

 

WHAT: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will address the Iowa Farm Bureau’s 2013 Economic Summit.

Media availability to immediately follow.

WHERE: Iowa State University

Scheman Building

400 Beach Avenue

Ames, IA

 

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