Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack makes closing remarks at the National Rural Summit held at Jefferson College in Hillsboro, MO., on Thursday, June 3, 2010. (Sitting on the stage are L to R Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon moderator of the Regional Food Systems and Nutrition listening session, Deputy Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Ann Wright moderator of the Forest Restoration, Rural Recreation and Private Land Conservation listening session, Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Michael Scuse moderator of the Farm Competiveness and Productivity listening session, Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan, Under Secretary for Rural Development Dallas Tonsager moderator of the Renewable Energy and Biofuels listening session, Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Ed Avalos moderator of the Expanding Opportunities for Rural Business listening session, and Rural Utility Service Administrator John Adelstein moderator of the Building Critical Infrastructure for a 21st Century Rural Economy listening session) USDA photo 10di1388-392
April 28, 2014
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