Iowa farmers have submitted applications for $2.8 million in cost- share funding to help implement new nutrient reduction practices on their farms, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced yesterday.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack broke ground recently to officially begin construction of the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) main laboratory structure in Manhattan, Kansas.
First African American Secretary of Agriculture and Howard University graduate (LA BA 1975) The Honorable Alphonso Michael "Mike" Espy received the D.H.L. in 1993 when he served as Howard University Charter Day Speaker.
HOUSE HEARING 114TH CONGRESS - LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON H.R. 1937 TO REQUIRE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR AND THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE TO MORE EFFICIENTLY DEVELOP DOMESTIC SOURCES OF THE MINERALS AND MINERAL MATERIALS OF STRATEGIC AND CRITICAL IMPORTANCE TO UNITED STATES ECONOMIC AND NATIONAL SECURITY AND MANUFACTURING COMPETITIVENESS NATIONAL STRATEGIC AND CRITICAL MINERALS PRODUCTION ACT OF 2015''
OSCEOLA, Iowa, Sept. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey made a stop at Salford USA in Osceola, Iowa Wednesday afternoon. Taking time from his busy schedule, Secretary Northey wanted to make sure he continued his discussions with agribusiness professionals and hear, firsthand, the issues they face during the downturn in the Ag market.