Tom Vilsack

1:50 pm
Mon May 26, 2014

Military Officials Concerned Poor Childhood Nutrtion is Affecting Military Fitness

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A group of retired military leaders and the U.S. Agriculture Secretary are expressing concern that poor childhood nutrition is having a negative effect on military fitness. 

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7:04 am
Fri October 19, 2012

US Ag Secretary Visits Tennessee


U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack makes a Tennessee visit today to discuss the importance of passing comprehensive food, farm and jobs legislation. He will also talk about revitalizing small rural businesses and communities. Vilsack's stops include Cedar Hill and Clarksville. Officials say Tennessee farm income rose from $447 million in 2010 to almost $800 dollars in 2011.

9:04 am
Tue May 22, 2012

Government Allocates $32 Million for Wetlands

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is to spend $32 million this year on wetland preservation and restoration projects in Kentucky and six other states along the Mississippi River. 

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