Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at the Kansas State Universityâs Spring 2012 Landon Lecture on âWhy America Needs Agriculture.â The prestigious Landon Lecture Series began in 1996 and is hosted in honor of Governor Alfred M. Landon. Three to five of the countryâs leading personalities appear on the Landon Lecture platform each academic year and are drawn from the public arena of world-renowned politicians, journalists, cabinet members and other prominent figures involved in current public issues. The lectures are given in the universityâs McCain Auditorium and are attended by Kansas State students, faculty and alumni, as well as the general public. The event took place at Kansas State University, in Manhattan, KS, on Tuesday, April 10, 2012. USDA Photo by Jessica Bowser.
May 17, 2014
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