Between U.S. Department of Agriculture’s work on legislation and food safety reform, it’s been a challenging year for Secretary Tom Vilsack. Vilsack has been actively advocating for the passage of the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013, also known as the Farm Bill. The existing legislation is an extension of the 2008 Farm Bill, which is set to expire Sept. 30. After the Senate approved a version of a new bill early last month, the House of Representatives also ...

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