Secretary Thomas Vilsack's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Democratic
On The Ballot: Potential, Democratic for Vice President
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8/04/16 USDA Announces Safety Net Assistance for Milk Producers Due to Tightening Dairy Margins 8/02/16 Secretary Vilsack Announces $36.5 Million for Specialty Crop Research and Extension Investments 8/01/16 USDA Announces Reopening of Brazilian Market to U.S. Beef Exports 7/25/16 USDA Seeks Applications for Funding to Help Develop Advanced Biofuels and Biobased Products 7/22/16 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Substance Misuse Prevention Resources for Low Income Pregnant Women and Mothers In Order to Battle the Opioid Epidemic 7/22/16 In Columbia, Solutions to Combat Nation's Opioid Epidemic are Focus of McCaskill-Vilsack Town Hall 7/21/16 USDA Announces Additional Efforts to Make School Environments Healthier 7/20/16 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Signing of the Global Food Security Act 7/14/16 USDA Funds 81 Distance Learning and Telemedicine Projects in 32 States 7/14/16 White House Rural Council Announces Assistance to Grow Small Business Exports 7/13/16 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Accepts "Federal Agency of the Year Award" at League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) National Convention 7/13/16 USDA Awards More than $26 Million for Affordable Farmworker Housing 7/11/16 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Proclaims August 7-13 "National Farmers Market Week" 7/07/16 USDA Announces $49 Million Public-Private Investment to Improve Critical Wetlands in 12 States 7/06/16 USDA FoodKeeper App to Feature New Food Safety Tools, Spanish and Portuguese Functionality 7/05/16 During Obama Administration, USDA Has Made Most Significant Food Safety Updates Since 1950s 6/23/16 During National Pollinator Week, USDA Announces Key Measures to Improve Pollinator Health 6/22/16 Forest Service Survey Finds Record 66 Million Dead Trees in Southern Sierra Nevada 6/21/16 USDA Announces New Assistance to Help Rural Utility Customers Conserve Energy, Lower Bills 6/17/16 Forest Service Makes it Easier for Visitors to Enjoy National Forests and Grasslands 6/08/16 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces $16.8 Million in Grants to Encourage Healthy Food Purchases for SNAP Participants 6/07/16 USDA, Partners to Invest Over $11 Million in 21st Century Conservation Service 6/07/16 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Joins Education Secretary King, Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, and Virginia First Lady McAuliffe to Celebrate National Summer Meals Program Kick-Off 6/06/16 Obama Administration Names Final Round of Promise Zone Communities 6/06/16 USDA Provides Targeted Assistance to Cotton Producers to Share in the Cost of Ginning 6/02/16 USDA Celebrates National Homeownership Month 6/02/16 Vilsack Announces New Promise Zone Designation for Puerto Rico, Other Steps to Lift Puerto Rican Economy 6/02/16 USDA Awards More Than $14.5 Million to Support Plant Health and Resilience Research 5/28/16 USDA Announces More Than $8 Million in Payments to Support the Production of Advanced Biofuel 5/27/16 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on the Latest Quarterly Agricultural Trade Forecast 5/27/16 USDA Extends Deadline for Recording Farm Structure 5/23/16 USDA Awards $4.5 Million in Rural Community Development Grants; Seeks Applications for Future Projects 5/20/16 On 80th Anniversary of Rural Electrification Act, USDA Invests More Than $200 Million in Electric Infrastructure Improvements in Five States 5/19/16 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Organic Trade Association Report 5/19/16 USDA Announces $3.8 Million in Grants and Additional $7 Million Available for Critical Research to Prevent Childhood Obesity 5/18/16 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on the U.S. International Trade Commission Report 5/18/16 USDA Announces $21 Million Available For Bioeconomy Research and Development 5/17/16 USDA Announces $10.7 Million Available For Critical Water Research 5/16/16 U.S. Beef Arrives in Recently Reopened South African Market 5/16/16 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces $130 Million Available for Foundational Agricultural Research, Education and Extension 5/16/16 Blog: Income Inequality: A Growing Threat to Eliminating Rural Child Poverty 5/12/16 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Climate Smart Agriculture and Forestry Results, Additional $72.3 Million Soil Health Investment to Support Paris Agreement 5/12/16 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on House Legislation to Address Opioid Abuse 5/10/16 USDA Helps Farms and Small Businesses Conserve Energy and Save Costs 5/06/16 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Opens USDA Farmers Market for the 21st Season 5/06/16 USDA Awards $39.3 Million in Loans and Grants to Support Economic Development in Rural Areas 5/05/16 Obama Administration to Help Five Small Communities Revitalize Downtowns through Broadband Service 5/05/16 USDA Announces Conservation Reserve Program Results 5/05/16 Secretary Jewell Joins Communities in Southern California to Celebrate Monument Designation 5/04/16 USDA Announces $15.6 Million in Grants to Strengthen Rural Communities

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