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  1. Market to MarketRead the original story

    Friday Mar 24 | KDIN-TV Johnston

    Former Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visited with Mike Pearson about the importance of trade policy for U.S. producers. Vilsack,... While a Supreme Court nominee hearing and the health care debate garnered much of the spotlight the Senate's Agriculture, Nutrition... Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas are off to an above average start in their 2017 corn planting.

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  2. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom VilsackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | KDIN-TV Johnston

    On this edition of Iowa Press, former Iowa Governor and former US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack discusses his eight years leading the USDA, Democratic politics in Iowa and nationally, and his new job with the US Dairy Export Council.

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  3. Tom Vilsack, former Sec.of Ag / President & CEO of U.S. Dairy Export CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | KDIN-TV Johnston

    Tom Vilsack was one the longest serving Agriculture secretaries in more than 50 years. As USDA chief, his job was akin to parenting where conventional wisdom says you don't pick favorites among your children.

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  4. Former Secretary of Agriculture Campaigns for Trade to Benefit U.S. ProducersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | KDIN-TV Johnston

    Former Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visited with Mike Pearson about the importance of trade policy for U.S. producers. Vilsack, now the President and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council, goes into great detail about NAFTA, world markets for U.S. dairy products and the current political climate.

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  5. Obama's Biofuels BoostRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | CSP

    ... its first reportGrowing America's Fuel. The report, authored by group co-chairs, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, lays out a strategy to advance the development and ...

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  6. Comedian and Writer Launches War of Words Against GOP Lawmaker Over Social Media PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | WHO-TV

    "I`m just a humble freelance writer/comedian in Des Moines, Iowa," said Ben Gran , a comedian and National Politics Writer for Paste Magazine. Gran, who was a speechwriter for Governor Tom Vilsack from 2002-2004, now writes jokes for a living, but he didn't find anything funny in a recent action taken by a Republican Lawmaker.

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  7. Heaton votes against sweeping gun bill, cites former mayor's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | Hawk Eye

    ... in the square cried as they took the fountain back to Mississippi for repair. And Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack welcomed the fountain back this summer with its re-erection and repair. Current law prohibits anyone except security personnel ...

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  8. Trump signals he's backing away from ethanol mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... mandate has waned. Ethanol mandate champions, such as Obama Agriculture Secretary and former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack started worrying aloud in December that Trump might abandon the ethanol mandate. The letter President Trump just sent to the ...

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  9. USDA Outlook Forum: Expect more soybeans, gloomy economy forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Delta Farm Press

    ... Forum's agenda and as of Feb. 21 he was not listed as a registered attendee. In 2009, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was confirmed ahead of the Outlook Forum. The Senate Agriculture Committee needs to confirm Perdue and a date has not been set ...

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  10. Karla Theimann Joins The Russell GroupRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    KARLA THEIMANN JOINS THE RUSSELL GROUP Feb. 21, 2017 Red River Farm Network reports: The Russell Group, which is a government consulting and lobbying company, has hired Karla Theimann. Theimann is the former chief of staff for Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

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  11. Push for cotton safety net a priority for Cotton CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Delta Farm Press

    ... of his tenure, Stephens and other cotton leaders, and some members of Congress, lobbied Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to add cottonseed to Title 1 of the Agriculture Act of 2014 under the "other oilseed" category to provide support for ...

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  12. Push for cotton safety net a priority for Cotton CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Southwest Farm Press

    ... of his tenure, Stephens and other cotton leaders, and some members of Congress, lobbied Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to add cottonseed to Title 1 of the Agriculture Act of 2014 under the "other oilseed" category to provide support for ...

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  13. Obama-Era Appointee Likely Breached Ethics Laws With $650 Million GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    ... The watchdog previously requested similar documents regarding President Barack Obama's Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack after he started a new job in a related private company shortly after leaving the government. "While we were pleased to learn ...

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  14. Growth Energy Awards Sec. Tom Vilsack With America's Fuel AwardRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    GROWTH ENERGY AWARDS SEC. TOM VILSACK WITH AMERICA'S FUEL AWARD Feb. 13, 2017 Source: Growth Energy news release Today, Growth Energy awarded former Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack with its highest honor, the America's Fuel Award, at its eighth annual Executive Leadership Conference.

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  15. Ag Chairman Mike Conaway: Cotton will account for biggest change in next farm billRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Delta Farm Press

    ... attempted during the Obama Administration without success. Conaway credited former Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack for a "one-time" program to offset ginning costs. "I disagreed with him on his position with cottonseed, but his lawyers said he ...

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  16. Obama's Ag Secretary Endorses Trump's Pick For Farm AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue arrives for a meeting with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York, U.S., November 30, 2016. Longtime Democrat and former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has endorsed Gov. Sonny Perdue, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the department.

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  17. Vilsack Comments On Sonny Perdue's Appointment As Ag Sec'yRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    VILSACK COMMENTS ON SONNY PERDUE'S APPOINTMENT AS AG SEC'Y Feb. 2, 2017 AP Reports: Sonny Perdue received the endorsement of his Democratic predecessor on Tuesday as he prepares for U.S. Senate confirmation hearings to be Donald Trump's agriculture secretary. Ex-Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Perdue's background as a former Republican governor helped prepare him for the "opportunities and challenges that exist in rural communities."

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  18. Ag Sec'y Nominee Perdue Endorsed By Former Sec'y Tom VilsackRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    AG SEC'Y NOMINEE PERDUE ENDORSED BY FORMER SEC'Y TOM VILSACK Feb. 1, 2017 Agri-Pulse reports: Tom Vilsack is backing Sonny Perdue to run the Department of Agriculture, the job Vilsack held for eight years under President Barack Obama, according to a press release from the Trump transition team. The release notes that Perdue is only one of President Donald Trump's cabinet nominees to secure the support of his predecessor.

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  19. Ethanol Industry Could Use a Friend in Washington Right NowRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... statement last week. That's a big shift from the Obama administration when for eight years former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack served as agriculture secretary, zealously defending the law, signed by former President George W. Bush, that requires ...

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  20. Ethanol Left Short of Allies in Trump Cabinet Full of DetractorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Bloomberg

    ... cabinet," said the That's a big shift from the Obama administration when for eight years former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack served as agriculture secretary, zealously defending the law, signed by former President George W. Bush, that requires refiners ...

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