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Date Title Officials Location
Nov. 17, 2014 Secretary Vilsack Appoints New Members to the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Nov. 4, 2014 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on 2014 U.S. Agricultural Exports Setting New Record Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Oct. 31, 2014 China Lifts Suspension on Washington State Apples Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Oct. 30, 2014 Remarks as Delivered to National FFA Members in Louisville, Kentucky Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Oct. 29, 2014 USDA Extends Dairy Margin Protection Program Deadlines Thomas Vilsack Grapevine, TX
Oct. 27, 2014 USDA Proposes Inclusion of New, Innovative Products in the BioPreferred Program Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Oct. 21, 2014 USDA to Launch New Farm Bill Program to Help Provide Relief to Farmers Affected by Severe Weather Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Oct. 21, 2014 USDA Invests in Small and Emerging Rural Businesses and Rural Transportation Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Oct. 20, 2014 USDA Awards $18 Million in Small Business Research Grants Supporting Agricultural Research and Development Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Oct. 15, 2014 USDA Announces Measures to Help Farmers Diversify Weed Control Efforts Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Oct. 7, 2014 Statement from Secretary Vilsack Celebrating Central State University's New Status as an 1890 Land-Grant Institution Thomas Vilsack Wilberforce, OH
Oct. 7, 2014 USDA Report Outlines Opportunities in the Emerging Bioeconomy Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Oct. 2, 2014 Blog: Farm to School Programs Create New Opportunities for Farmers Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Oct. 2, 2014 USDA Invests Nearly $118 Million to Support America's Specialty Crop Producers Thomas Vilsack Miami, FL
Oct. 1, 2014 United States and Brazil Reach Agreement to End WTO Cotton Dispute Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2014 Nation's Ag Co-ops Set Record for Annual Sales and Income Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Sept. 29, 2014 USDA Awards Over $52 Million in Grants to Grow Organic and Local Food Economies Thomas Vilsack Doswell, VA
Sept. 25, 2014 USDA Unveils Key New Programs to Help Farmers Manage Risk Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Sept. 25, 2014 Our Ocean: Next Steps on Sustainable Fishing and Marine-Protected Areas John Kerry Washington, DC
Sept. 24, 2014 Remarks at a Reception for the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture John Kerry New York, NY
Sept. 24, 2014 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Formation of the New Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Sept. 19, 2014 Obama Administration Announces Competition to Designate Next Round of Promise Zones Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2014 USDA Announces Additional Support for Citrus Growers Impacted by HLB Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Sept. 8, 2014 Secretary Vilsack Appoints Members to the Council for Native American Farming and Ranching Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Aug. 19, 2014 USDA Announces $25 Million for Agricultural Entrepreneurs to Turn Commodities into Value-Added Products Thomas Vilsack Loudon, NH
Aug. 19, 2014 Shaheen, Vilsack Highlight Importance of USDA Programs to Rural New Hampshire Jobs, Economy Thomas Vilsack Loudon, NH
Aug. 12, 2014 Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden Announces Funding for Research to Benefit Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Aug. 6, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Provides Six-Month Update on Farm Bill Implementation Progress Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 31, 2014 Interview With Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and Dr. Prannoy Roy of NDTV John Kerry New Delhi, India
July 29, 2014 USDA Implements Key Farm Bill Crop Insurance Provision Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 29, 2014 USDA Implements Key Farm Bill Crop Insurance Provision Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 29, 2014 Blog: Unleashing Climate Data to Empower Americas Agricultural Sector Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 23, 2014 USDA Selects 36 Energy Facilities to Accept Biomass Deliveries Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 23, 2014 Remarks from Secretary Jacob J. Lew at The U.S. Treasury Department's Third Annual Development Impact Honors Ceremony Jacob Lew Washington, DC
July 23, 2014 USDA Secretary Announces Creation of Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 22, 2014 USDA Reminds Farmers of 2014 Farm Bill Conservation Compliance Changes Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 21, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Proclaims August 3-9 National Farmers Market Week Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 17, 2014 Departments of Energy and Agriculture Announce Bioenergy Projects in 10 States Ernest Moniz Washington, DC
July 17, 2014 Historic Farm Bill Funding Available to Organic Producers and Handlers Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 16, 2014 Remarks at a Reception to Celebrate the Groundbreaking for the USA Pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015 John Kerry Washington, DC
July 10, 2014 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Senate Confirmation of Darci Vetter as Chief Agricultural Negotiator Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 9, 2014 USDA Provides 12-Week Progress Update on Disaster Assistance Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 1, 2014 United States and Korea Streamline Organic Trade Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 30, 2014 USDA Makes $5 Million in Farm Bill Support for National Clean Plant Network Available Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 30, 2014 USDA Continues Farm Bill Implementation with Provisions to Help Farmers Manage Risk Thomas Vilsack Unknown
June 26, 2014 USDA and USTR Name New Members to Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 18, 2014 Remarks at the World Food Prize Ceremony John Kerry Washington, DC
June 17, 2014 Hong Kong Market Reopens for U.S. Beef Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 16, 2014 Remarks as Prepared for Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Before the Agricultural Ministers of the European Union Thomas Vilsack Luxembourg
June 13, 2014 Vilsack Travels to Europe Next Week to Discuss Expanding Trade Opportunities Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 12, 2014 USDA Announces New Farm Bill Funds Available for Research to Fight Citrus Greening Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 9, 2014 Obama Administration Announces Additional Support to Help Communities Boost Local Food Economies Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 9, 2014 USDA Announces Funding Availability for Turning Biomass Material into Energy Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 9, 2014 Local Food, Local Places: A Strategy for Community Economic Development Anthony Foxx Unknown
June 9, 2014 Obama Administration Announces Additional Support to Help Communities Boost Local Food Economies Anthony Foxx Washington, DC
June 5, 2014 Indian Country Today - On My Upcoming Trip to Indian Country Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
June 4, 2014 Obama Administration Hosts First "Made in Rural America" Forum to Promote Rural Exports Penny Pritzker Canonsburg, PA
June 4, 2014 USDA Announces Programs to Conserve Sensitive Land and Help Beginning Farmers Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 4, 2014 Obama Administration Hosts First "Made in Rural America" Forum to Promote Rural Exports Thomas Vilsack Canonsburg, PA
May 29, 2014 USDA Awarding $6 Million to Prepare Farmers for New Farm Bill Programs Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 27, 2014 Chairwoman Stabenow, Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Launch National Initiative that Will Make Major Investment in Great Lakes Conservation Thomas Vilsack Unknown
May 21, 2014 New Pilot Program Offers Coverage for Fruits and Vegetables, Organic and Diversified Farms Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 19, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Highlights Recent Trade Breakthroughs with Mexico Thomas Vilsack Mexico City, Mexico
May 19, 2014 Joint Statement by North American Agricultural Leaders Following Forum in Mexico Thomas Vilsack Mexico City, Mexico
May 15, 2014 Yearly Survey Shows Better Results for Pollinators, But Losses Remain Significant Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 13, 2014 USDA Announces First Citrus Greening Funding Allocations and Appointments to Citrus Disease Subcommittee Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 7, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announces Continued Progress on 2014 Farm Bill Implementation Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee - Farm Bill: Implementation and Next Steps Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 3, 2014 Commitment to Africa John Kerry Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
May 2, 2014 USDA and Interior Department Green Light Conservation Practices for Farmers, Ranchers and Landowners in Five Lesser Prairie-Chicken States Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 2, 2014 USDA and Interior Department Green Light Conservation Practices for Farmers, Ranchers and Landowners in Five Lesser Prairie-Chicken States Sally Jewell Washington, DC
May 2, 2014 Blog: Secretary's Column: Landmark Farm Bill Support for Conservation Helps to Boost Rural Economy Thomas Vilsack Unknown
May 2, 2014 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Updated 2012 Census of Agriculture Data Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 29, 2014 USDA Announces Additional Support for Small and Midsized Farmers and Ranchers Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 25, 2014 Blog: Secretary's Column: Supporting Families Facing Adversity: USDA Achieves Results for Producers after Week One of Disaster Assistance Sign Up Thomas Vilsack Unknown
April 23, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announces New Report on Scientific Breakthroughs from USDA in 2013 Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 18, 2014 USDA Awards Grants for New School Food Service Equipment to Help Schools Dish Up Healthy Meals Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 18, 2014 Blog: Secretary's Column: Farm Bill Supports Specialty Crop Growers, Improves Access to Healthy Food Thomas Vilsack Unknown
April 17, 2014 USDA Announces Specialty Crop Block Grant Program-Historic Farm Bill Support Available through State Departments of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 16, 2014 USDA Helps Open and Expand Export Markets for U.S. Agriculture through 2014 Farm Bill Programs Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 15, 2014 Sign-Up Begins Today for USDA Disaster Assistance Programs Restored by Farm Bill Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 11, 2014 USDA Announces Funding to Train and Educate Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 11, 2014 Blog: Disaster Assistance Sign Up for Farmers and Ranchers to Begin April 15 Thomas Vilsack Unknown
April 7, 2014 USDA Officially Announces Sign-Up Date for Farmer and Rancher Disaster Assistance Programs Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 3, 2014 USDA Provides Farm Bill Funding for Pest and Disease Management Programs Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 3, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announces Progress on 2014 Farm Bill Implementation Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 25, 2014 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on National Agriculture Day Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 24, 2014 Farm Loan Program Modifications Create Flexibility for New and Existing Farmers and Ranchers Alike Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 21, 2014 Blog: The Power of Women in Agriculture Thomas Vilsack Unknown
March 20, 2014 USDA Announces Growth of U.S. Organic Industry and Additional USDA Support Available with New Farm Bill Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 14, 2014 Blog: Growing Opportunity for Small and Mid-Sized Farmers and Ranchers Thomas Vilsack Unknown
March 14, 2014 Hearing of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Budget Hearing - Department of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 10, 2014 USDA Announces Efforts to Expand Support for Small and Mid-Sized Farmers and Ranchers Thomas Vilsack Santa Fe, NM
March 7, 2014 Blog: New Farm Bill and 2015 Budget Expand Opportunity in Rural America Thomas Vilsack Unknown
March 4, 2014 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Proposed FY 2015 Budget Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Feb. 28, 2014 Blog: 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and Universities: Ensuring Access to Higher Education and Opportunity for All Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Feb. 28, 2014 Blog: Secretary's Column: Another Step Forward Towards a Healthier Next Generation Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Feb. 26, 2014 USDA Awards Grants to Support Research, Teaching and Extension Programs at 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and Universities Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2014 Remarks at the Economist World Ocean Summit John Kerry Unknown
Feb. 25, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Announces $3 Million for a New Program to Improve Pollinator Health Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
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