Vilsack Named Secretary of Agriculture, Scott to Chair House Committee

Dan Fruits, Industry News Release, Legislative, Specialty Crops

(NABB) — President-elect Joe Biden has appointed Tom Vilsack as the Secretary of Agriculture. Vilsack, a former governor of Iowa, served as agriculture secretary for eight years in the Obama administration and was a rural and agriculture policy adviser during Biden’s presidential campaign. He was also a contender to be Hillary Clinton’s running mate in 2016.  Additionally, Congressman David Scott …

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NCC Welcomes Vilsack and Tai Nominations

Dan Cotton, Industry News Release, Legislative

(NCC) — The National Cotton Council of America looks forward to working again with U.S. Agriculture Secretary appointee Tom Vilsack on matters ranging from sustainable, climate smart agriculture to international trade opportunities and the farm safety net. NCC Chairman Kent Fountain, a Georgia cotton producer and ginner, said, “The U.S. cotton industry believes that Tom Vilsack has the credentials necessary …


Vilsack Selected by President Elect Biden as Secretary of Agriculture?

Dan Legislative

President Elect Joe Biden is expected to selected Tom Vilsack to be the Secretary of Agriculture in the Biden administration. Tyron Spearman has more details. Vilsack served as Secretary of Agriculture under the Obama administration for eight years. While serving in the Obama administration, Vilsack focused on leveraging the departments $150 billion dollar mission to support the nations farmers beyond …