RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Tom Vilsack

A collection of news and information related to Tom Vilsack published by this site and its partners.

Top Tom Vilsack Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • US announces plans to reduce agricultural carbon emissions

    Federal agricultural officials announced Thursday voluntary programs and initiatives for farmers, ranchers and foresters meant to build on President Barack Obama's efforts to combat global warming — and they don't require congressional approval.
  • Farm interests push senators to help expand ag sales to Cuba

    WASHINGTON U.S. farm interests see the potential for more than $1 billion a year in sales to Cuba, a market that right now is hamstrung by restrictions that remain despite the thawing of relations between the countries. In a hearing Tuesday before the...

    USDA chief: Seize trade chance: Front & Center

    USDA chief: Seize trade chance: Front & Center
    Last week top congressional Republicans and Democrats reached agreement on a bill to give President Obama more authority in negotiating trade agreements. Trade promotion authority is key to the president winning passage of the Trans Pacific Partnership, a...

    The USDA dietary guidelines: Playing politics with our health

    Later this year, the Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture will release the latest edition of their dietary guidelines, which sets the agenda for what Americans should eat to maintain a healthy weight, prevent...

    Correction: Bird Flu story

    In a story April 16 about bird flu, The Associated Press reported erroneously that recent outbreaks had led to the death of more than 2.5 million turkeys and chickens. The correct figure at the time was more than 2.4 million, and not all the birds...