WASHINGTON, Dec. 28, 2015 - On Jan. 6, 2016, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will honor Bob Stallman's tenure as President of the American Farm Bureau Federation. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden will proclaim Jan. 6, Bob Stallman Appreciation Day, presenting the honoree with an official proclamation in recognition of Stallman's commitment to strengthening rural American families and communities.

Stallman, a recognized champion of agriculture, has served as President of the American Farm Bureau Federation for 16 years, tirelessly supporting U.S. farmers and ranchers as they help feed the world, protect and preserve the environment, provide jobs, and contribute to the nation's economy.

WHAT: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden will proclaim Jan. 6, Bob Stallman Appreciation Day.

 

WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

10 a.m. EST

WHERE: U.S. Department of Agriculture - Whitten Patio

1400 Jefferson Ave SW, Washington, D.C.

For questions, please email gwen.sparks@oc.usda.gov.

 

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