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Published March 08, 2011, 09:45 AM

Committee presses Vilsack on proposed cuts

WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack came under pressure from the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee March 1 to be more specific about the impact that proposed Republican budget cuts and a possible government shutdown would have on USDA’s food safety inspections and what the loss of earmarks will mean for agricultural research.

By: Jerry Hagstrom, Special to Agweek

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