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Agriculture Sec. Vilsack & Former Sen. Daschle Discuss 2013 Outlook

Washington, DC
Thursday, February 21, 2013

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, and Former Senator Tom Daschle (D-SD) discuss the outlook for agriculture in the coming year. USDA Chief Economist Jospeh Glauber also spoke.

Earlier this week, the USDA warned that it would have to furlough up to one-third of its workers if sequestration takes place, impacting meat inspection and operations at national campgrounds, among other agency functions.


Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 10:38am (ET)

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