The 21st Show

Interview: US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

 
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (center) and Cuban Agriculture Minister Gustavo Rodriguez Rollero (left) listen to Iowa farmer Aaron Lehman during a tour of Lehman's farm in 2016.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (center) and Cuban Agriculture Minister Gustavo Rodriguez Rollero (left) listen to Iowa farmer Aaron Lehman during a tour of Lehman's farm in 2016. Amy Mayer / Harvest Public Media

President Joe Biden announced a sweeping 2.3 trillion dollar infrastructure proposal, which the administration is calling the American Jobs Plan. The plan could have significant impacts for rural communities in Illinois and for farmers as the proposal attempts to address issues such as broadband access, rural road and bridge repair, climate change, and more.

The 21st spoke to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to hear more about the details of the plan.

Guest:

Secretary Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

 

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