U.S. Senate Confirms Vilsack to Lead USDA

Former Governor will be 32nd Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Today, the U.S. Senate confirmed former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack as the 32nd Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Vilsack previously served as the 30th Secretary of Agriculture under President Barack Obama from 2009-2017. Secretary Vilsack was confirmed in a bipartisan vote… Continue reading U.S. Senate Confirms Vilsack to Lead USDA

USDA Wildlife Services to Use $1.3 M to Implement, Evaluate Nonlethal Predation Management Tools

Washington DC.  April 23.  The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Wildlife Services (WS) program has identified 12 states where it will implement nonlethal strategies to reduce or prevent depredation on livestock by wildlife. The fiscal year 2020 budget allocated $1.38 million for nonlethal predator damage management and research to the program that is part… Continue reading USDA Wildlife Services to Use $1.3 M to Implement, Evaluate Nonlethal Predation Management Tools