Vilsack to Remain Secretary of Agriculture

The announcement has been made that Tom Vilsack will continue his service in the Obama Administration as Secretary of Agriculture. According to Vilsack - he and the President share a deep appreciation for rural America and its unlimited potential in the years ahead to feed a growing world population, revolutionize America's energy, further protect our natural resources and create more jobs here at home. He says the administration will continue to urge Congress to pass a Farm and Jobs Bill that will help continue USDA's wide range of efforts to support that work. Looking ahead to a promising future in the nation's small towns and rural communities - Vilsack says he is pleased to continue working alongside President Obama to grow more opportunity in rural America.

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