Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack

Vilsack Warns of Sequestration Impacts [AUDIO]
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the clock is ticking on automatic budget cuts, including cuts affecting meat inspectors. Attorneys in a class-action lawsuit say Atlanta-based Furniture Retail Company Aarons' Inc. hasn't notified at least 800 customers targeted by spyware installed on the…
Vislack Say Ag Losing Clout [AUDIO]
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says event though agriculture has been the second leading money maker for the national economy, it's losing political clout. Several Wyoming firms have been chosen to provide architect/engineering services for a major upgrade to the College of Engineering and Applie…
Vilsack Announces Drought Initiatives [AUDIO]
A Montana man charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting an 11 year old girl from Cody is set for arraignment in District Court later this month. Amy Richards has a report. At a special drought forum in Washington Thursday Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced some new drought-related ini…
Vilsack Raises Farm Bill Concerns [AUDIO]
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says if a new farm bill is not signed into law before the current bill expires at the end of this month it will raise a number of disturbing questions. A joint training exercise is scheduled for Friday at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington. Cl…
Vilsack Announces Drought Assistance [AUDIO]
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says additional funding and other assistance  will be provided by the USDA to help agriculture producers deal with the drought conditions that have struck much of the nation. Members of the University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council and the Advanced Conversion T…
Mead’s Office Implementing Ed Dept. Oversight [AUDIO]
Governor Matt Mead's staff is hustling to implement a legislative directive requiring oversight of some spending at the state Department of Education. Amy Richards reports. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he has some concerns about the version of the Farm Bill that was passed by the…
Vilsack Urges Collabarative Forest Planning [AUDIO]
A convicted killer who left Mississippi after being pardoned by ex-Governor Haley Barbour may fight attempts to force him to return from Wyoming. Amy Richards has a report. As federal officials work for restoration of forests and grasslands, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he sees a united ef…