‘Legitimate reason’ behind debt relief for minority farmers, says Vilsack – May 6, 2021

‘Legitimate reason’ behind debt relief for minority farmers, says Vilsack The USDA will proceed with $4 billion in loan forgiveness for socially disadvantaged farmers despite lawsuits that want to add white farmers to the program, said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Wednesday. The assistance is intended to address the cumulative… Continue reading

Transplanted USDA agencies will stay in Kansas City, says Vilsack – April 27, 2021

Transplanted USDA agencies will stay in Kansas City, says Vilsack Despite complaints the Trump administration needlessly uprooted them, two USDA research agencies will stay in Kansas City rather than return to the D.C. area, said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Monday. Child-hunger advocates hope Biden’s expansion of P-EBT becomes a… Continue reading