1,453Dec 8, 2010
Food Supply Chain Competition
Panelists talked about competition along the food supply chain. Topics included the relationship between food producers and the small group of large firms that buy most of their ...
366Jan 31, 2011
New Dietary Guidelines
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the new 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The new guidelines recommend ...
229Aug 10, 2010
Agriculture Department Civil Rights and Diversity Conference
The Agriculture Department held the first of a two-day civil rights and diversity conference in reaction to the Shirley Sherrod case. Ms. Sherrod was forced to resign over allegedly ...
174Feb 21, 2013
2013 Agricultural Outlook
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook forum. He warned of the human-made and natural risks in the agriculture industry, including the ...
164Dec 31, 1972
Book Discussion on Earthquake!
This film depicts the earthquake that struck at 6:00 a.m. on February 9, 1971, in the San Fernando Valley of California, detailing the earthquake and the government response. The quake, 6.6 on ...
112Jul 21, 2010
Future of Shirley Sherrod at the Department of Agriculture
Secretary Vilsack said he had appologized to Shirley Sherrod and offered her a new position at the Agriculture Department after she was fired from her previous position at the department when a ...
101Jun 3, 2010
National Rural Summit, Secretary Vilsack Remarks
Secretary Vilsack spoke about agriculture, trade, and the U.S. economy. He emphasized the role that the rural community played in the national economy.
96Aug 24, 2010
Shirley Sherrod News Conference
Former Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod told reporters she turned down a job offer after meeting with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack for 90 minutes, but said she hoped to have some ...
85Jun 1, 2009
Secretary Vilsack Tour of Kentucky Agriculture Projects
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited Kentucky to see how some of the stimulus money is being used for agriculture and related projects. C-SPAN traveled along as he toured a food bank and ...
79Jun 3, 2010
USDA National Rural Summit, Panel Discussion
Panelists spoke about agriculture programs and business issues facing rural America. Among the topics they addressed were biofuel production, infrastructure development, and conservation ...
68Feb 19, 2004
Meatpacking Industry Safety
A panel of the 2004 USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum focused on changes in the meatpacking industry, especially following the discovery of bovine spongiform encephalitis in the United ...
53Oct 28, 2003
Book Discussion on City Room
A panel of former New York Times journalists and Mr. Gelb discussed Mr. Gelb’s new memoir, City Room, published by Marian Wood Books. Mr. Gelb told some of ...
53Feb 19, 2004
Ensuring a Healthy Food Supply
The 2004 USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum focused on the connection between diet and health. Dr. Collins made an assessment of the state of the U.S. farm economy and Dr. Penn discussed ...
49May 19, 2008
Food Prices and Biofuels
Department of Agriculture officials talked about the cost of food and fuel and recent trends in world food markets. According to government statistics, food prices have increased about 46% ...
49Sep 20, 2007
30th Anniversary of the Food Stamp Act of 1977
Department of Agriculture officials, food stamp recipients, and Former Senator McGovern spoke about the food stamp program and federal poverty relief efforts at an event commemorating the 30th ...
45Sep 28, 1996
U.N. Women's Conference: One Year Later
A national teleconference on women, girls and their well-being was held to explore what progress had been made in the year since the United Nations Conference on Women in Beijing. The first ...
42Mar 20, 2006
Avian Influenza Preparations
Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns, Secretary Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt, and Secretary of Interior Gale Norton spoke to reporters about threats to the U.S. posed by an avian flu ...
41Dec 20, 2000
Organic Food Standards
Secretary Glickman and others announced new standards for organic foods. He focused on new labeling rules and assistance to help farmers pay for certification costs. This event took place ...
39Sep 10, 1997
Small Farm Issues
The National Commission on Small Farms met for a public meeting. Members of the panel, which is chaired by former Rep. Volkmer, heard testimony from Department of Agriculture officials and ...
37Jan 12, 2005
New Dietary Guidlines
Secretary Thompson and Secretary Veneman spoke about new dietary guidelines to improve the nation’s public health. Among the topics they addressed were prevention of obesity and chronic ...
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