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Published August 22, 2011, 05:04 AM

Getting the word out

WASHINGTON — Following up on President Obama’s statement to a farmer in Illinois that the farmer should “contact USDA” if he has concerns about proposed regulations, the Agriculture Department in Washington will provide USDA offices in the states and counties information on regulatory initiatives, a spokesman for Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Aug. 19.

By: Jerry Hagstrom, Special to Agweek

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