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USDA Agrees To Extension for Farmers Affected by Turner Grain

by Lee Hogan 9/8/2014 12:51 pm

The U.S. Agriculture Department announced last week it will grant an extension for Arkansas farmers, affected by Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley, paying back USDA loans.

Butch Calhoun Requests Assistance for Turner Grain Farmers

by Lee Hogan 8/26/2014 11:58 am

Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture Butch Calhoun has requested assistance from his national counterpart, Tom Vilsack, for Arkansas farmers and others in nearby states affected by the unraveling of Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley.

Federal Disaster Declarations Made for 10 Counties

by Associated Press 7/23/2014 4:16 pm

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has made disaster declarations for farmers and ranchers in 10 Arkansas counties who suffered losses due to storms that began in the affected areas June 29.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Declares Disaster in 29 Arkansas Counties

by Associated Press 12/12/2013 1:41 pm

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has made disaster declarations for farmers in 29 Arkansas counties affected by this year's drought conditions and flooding.

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Urges Passage of Farm Bill

by Associated Press 10/30/2013 3:49 pm

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is urging passage of the nation's farm bill. Vilsack spoke in farm-rich Arkansas on Wednesday as politicians in Washington were set to begin negotiations on the five-year, roughly $500 billion bill.

Funding to Improve Rural Electricity in Oklahoma, Arkansas

by Associated Press 6/13/2013 7:31 am

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced grants and loans intended to improve the reliability of electricity in rural areas of Oklahoma, Arkansas and 14 other states.

US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to Speak at University of Arkansas Tuesday

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/22/2013 10:29 am

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will be the featured speaker at the University of Arkansas on Tuesday.

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