Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack was invited to speak to the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, in Washington, DC, Thur., May 26, 2011 to discuss the next Farm Bill. Directly behind Secretary Vilsack are from left: former Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman, Co-Chair of the Chicago Councilâs Global Agricultural Development Initiative and Senior Fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center, Washington, DC, Karis Gutter, Acting Deputy Undersecretary, Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service and Susan Palmeri, Acting Assistant Secretary, Congressional Relations. Secretary Glickman was a member of the witness panel to speak after Secretary Vilsack. The second panel included a farmer and members of marketing, research and academics who discussed the future of American agriculture. USDA Photo by Bob Nichols.
May 6, 2014
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