Tom Vilsack

Agriculture Sec’y Vilsack: We’re Helping People ‘Deal with the Consequences of Rising Prices’ with Things Like Increasing Food Stamps

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack stated that the Biden administration is “trying to help people deal with the consequences of rising prices, whether it’s increasing the SNAP benefit or whether it’s making sure that the child tax credit is available to folks or whether it’s rebuilding the infrastructure of this economy” to fix supply chain issues.

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When Water Policy Kills Farming, Consumers Will Pay the Price

When you open your pantry or refrigerator, what do you see? Tomatoes, oranges, lettuce; grains and nuts; chicken and beef; butter, milk, cheese and other dairy products, and yes … almonds – it’s very likely you are looking at products from the Central Valley, most likely grown in the Westlands Water District.

Central Valley aqueducts (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

New Emails Show White House Role in Shirley Sherrod Ouster

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 2010 email from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says his department was “waiting for the go-ahead” from the White House before accepting the resignation of employee Shirley Sherrod, according to newly released documents, despite Obama administration assertions

New Emails Show White House Role in Shirley Sherrod Ouster

Democrats' Battle Against Sea World Moves to Congress

A Blackfish bill was tabled by the California legislature earlier this year, and now the film’s controversial accusations against Sea World are rippling through Congress. Two members of Congress have gathered 40 signatures calling on the USDA to renew research

Democrats' Battle Against Sea World Moves to Congress

National Journal: 'White House Is Exhausted'

Day 1,956 of his presidency was not too kind to President Obama. Having to announce within a four-hour span that he had lost both an embattled Cabinet secretary and his chief spokesman, Obama looked Friday like a man gamely trying

National Journal: 'White House Is Exhausted'

Obama Administration Presses on Firefighting Funds

DENVER (AP) — The Obama administration is pushing Congress to ensure that enough money is available to fight destructive wildfires as California recovers from a spate of blazes and other fire-prone states brace for another hot, dry summer. As part

Obama Administration Presses on Firefighting Funds

EU Tries to Ban Cheese Names Outside of Europe

The EU is attempting to ban American companies from using the names of European cheeses to describe their own products. As part of ongoing trade negotiations between the European Union and United States, the EU has requested that only cheeses

EU Tries to Ban Cheese Names Outside of Europe

Omnibus Spending Bill Continues Funding Food Stamp Ads in Mexico

The omnibus spending bill before Congress continues to fund U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) advertising programs for food stamps in foreign countries like Mexico, Breitbart News has learned. The bill was hashed out between House Appropriations Committee chairman Rep. Hal Rogers

Omnibus Spending Bill Continues Funding Food Stamp Ads in Mexico

Obama Ethanol Policy Eroding Conserved Lands

Doug Davenport, a Department of Agriculture official, is a true believer in the conservation of America’s land. When Davenport told the Associated Press he was deeply concerned about the havoc ethanol production was causing to these lands, he got an email from

Obama Ethanol Policy Eroding Conserved Lands

Under Pressure, Pigford Lawyers Hire Lobbyists

With increased scrutiny of fraud allegations in the Pigford farmers’ settlements, the lead Pigford co-counsel has enlisted the help of two lobbying firms. One of the lobbyists listed is Phil Fraas, an attorney who has been deeply involved in creating

Under Pressure, Pigford Lawyers Hire Lobbyists