Vilsack: belt-tightening, rural revitalization and GM alfalfa

Bennett, David
January 2011
Southwest Farm Press;1/20/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the speech of Tom Vilsack, the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, and his comments at the annual conference of the American Farm Bureau Federation which dealt with the problems in the agricultural sector in Atlanta, Georgia. Vilsack cites the relevance of restructuring the crop insurance program to efficiently manage the deficit. He supports the relevance of creating the rural development programs due to the indefinite return.


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