Tag Archives: Tom Vilsack
How We Are Helping Make the Next Generation Healthier (Continued)
By Ashley Schimke Farm to School & School Garden Program Specialist for Arizona Department of Education Arizona Farm Bureau recently wrote an article on their Fill Your Plate blog about how American communities are helping to make the next generation … Continue reading
How We Are Helping Make the Next Generation Healthier
There is no question that one of the biggest obstacles to America’s future is the health of its citizens. The statistics tell the whole story. Increases in the rate of obesity, type II diabetes, and other serious long term health … Continue reading
Day of Prayer for Those Affected by Drought
This Thursday, Aug. 23, the American Farm Bureau Federation will be asking Americans to remember the many individuals and families facing severe struggles due to this year’s devastating drought. Suggestions for a National Day of Prayer for Drought Victims have … Continue reading
Agriculture’s Role in American – National Agriculture Day
On March 15th, 2011, communities across the country will come together to participate in National Agriculture Day.
USDA Introduces Online Atlas of Rural and Small-Town America—
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the debut of an online mapping tool that captures a broad range of demographic, economic and agricultural data on rural areas across the United States.