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Vilsack and Jackson Will Visit a Marion County Livestock Farm Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, April 18th, 2011 at 1:44 pm
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Samantha Smith


Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will be in the area tomorrow morning. Their three stop trip starts at Monty Collins’ livestock farm in Pleasantville at 8am, followed by a tour of a biodiesel plant and discussion with the Renewable Energy Group in Newton at 11am and a visit to Gordon Wassenaar’s row crop farm in Prairie City at noon. The trip is part of Administrator Jackson’s continuing, ongoing dialogue with the agriculture community.