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Thomas Vilsack's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' James Vilsack
Office: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/20/2009
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Christie; 2 Children: Jess, Doug
Birth Date: 12/13/1950
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA
Home City: Mt. Pleasant, IA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Jess and Doug Vilsack
June 20, 2014 USDA Provides $8 Million to Help Boost Declining Honey Bee Population
June 20, 2014 USDA Announces Landmark Commitment to Improve Sage-Grouse Habitat
June 5, 2014 USDA Announces Funding, Issues Federal Order to Combat PEDv
May 20, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announces Action to Combat Insects and Diseases that Weaken Forests, Increase Fire Risk
May 15, 2014 Yearly Survey Shows Better Results for Pollinators, But Losses Remain Significant
May 2, 2014 USDA and Interior Department Green Light Conservation Practices for Farmers, Ranchers and Landowners in Five Lesser Prairie-Chicken States
April 18, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announces Additional USDA Actions to Combat Spread of Diseases Among U.S. Pork Producers
April 15, 2014 Sign-Up Begins Today for USDA Disaster Assistance Programs Restored by Farm Bill
April 3, 2014 USDA Provides Farm Bill Funding for Pest and Disease Management Programs
Feb. 25, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Announces $3 Million for a New Program to Improve Pollinator Health
Feb. 14, 2014 Obama Administration Announces Additional Assistance to Californians Impacted by Drought
Dec. 6, 2013 Secretary's Column: A New Report Shows the Critical Benefits of Farm Bill Conservation
July 10, 2013 Agriculture, Interior and Defense Departments Partner to Benefit Agricultural Lands, Wildlife Habitat and Military Readiness
July 2, 2013 DOI and USDA Highlight Successes of Protecting Bird Habitat on Private Lands
May 7, 2013 USDA Funds Major Research Initiatives to Study the Effects of Weather and Climatic Variability on Beef and Dairy Cattle
Jan. 14, 2013 Remarks of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to 94th Annual Meeting of the Farm Bureau Federation
Aug. 22, 2012 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces New Help for Livestock Producers with Changes to Emergency Loans, Crop Insurance
Aug. 17, 2012 America's Great Outdoors: Salazar, Vilsack Announce Members of Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council
July 26, 2012 Blog: U.S. Public Lands Continue to Create Jobs and Boost Local Economies Through Tourism, Restoration Efforts, and Energy Initiatives
July 6, 2012 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on the Codex Alimentarius Commission's Adoption of Standards for the Veterinary Drug Ractopamine
May 24, 2012 USDA Provides Funding to Cooperators for Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention
May 18, 2012 Obama Administration to Hire 20,000 Young People for Summer Work on Public Lands
April 24, 2012 USDA Announces Assistance for 13 Wetlands Partnership Projects in 12 States
March 29, 2012 USDA Explores Feasibility of Alternative Energy Production at Airports
March 29, 2012 Blog: Secretary's Column: USDA Works for Farmers, Sportsmen and the Environment
Nov. 28, 2011 USDA and Feld Entertainment, Inc., Reach Settlement Agreement
Aug. 12, 2011 Blog: Secretary's Column: Partnerships Help Farmers and the Environment
April 18, 2011 Annual Update for USDA National Farmers Market Directory Begins
Jan. 19, 2011 USDA Announces Funding To Improve Public Access for Hunting, Fishing, and other Recreation Opportunities and to Restore Wildlife Habitat
Sept. 1, 2010 USDA Announces Next Steps on Sugar Beets
May 10, 2010 USDA Announces Assistance Program for Orchardists and Nursery Tree Growers
Feb. 5, 2010 USDA Announces New Framework For Animal Disease Traceability
Oct. 16, 2009 USDA Conducting Confirmatory Testing On Possible Detection Of 2009 Pandemic H1n1 Influenza In U.S. Swine
May 2, 2009 Statement from Secretary Vilsack on Canada Detection of H1N1 in Alberta Swine
March 13, 2009 Vilsack Issues Conditional License for Vaccine to Reduce E. Coli in Feedlot Cattle
June 2, 2006 Governor Vilsack Takes Action on Final Day of Bill Signing Period
Jan. 24, 2006 Vilsack Signs Great Places Agreements
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