U.S. Agriculture Secretary

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Vilsack Visits Minnesota To Talk About Export Opportunities

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will visit Minnesota to discuss efforts to expand trade. Vilsack will meet Friday in St. Paul with officials from the Minnesota AgriGrowth Council and other business leaders to talk about increasing exports as a strategy for creating job opportunities in Minnesota.

02/13/2015

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Franken Hosts US Ag Secretary In Minnesota

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is hoping for an election-season bump on an issue he’s tried to build into a cornerstone of his campaign: agriculture.

09/25/2014

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USDA Chief Defends Ethanol Subsidies In Minn.

Ending current subsidies for the corn ethanol industry would cost jobs and make America more dependent on foreign oil, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday.

04/21/2011

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