Vilsack's approach to settlement

March 2010
Southwest Farm Press;3/4/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p16
Trade Publication
The article discusses how the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack settled the lawsuit involving black farmers.


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