Vilsack Remains Ag Secretary
January 18, 2013
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack made the following statement this week regarding the announcement that he will continue his service in the Obama Administration.
"President Obama and I 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. We will continue to urge Congress to pass a Food, Farm and Jobs Bill that will help us continue the U.S. Department of Agriculture's wide range of efforts to support this work. As we look ahead to a promising future in our small towns and rural communities, I am pleased to continue working alongside President Obama to grow more opportunity in rural America."