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Vilsack discusses line speeds, meat processing investment at House Ag hearing

A judge's ruling on pork line speed provisions was just one of many topics Vilsack discussed at a wide-ranging hearing, which also included testimony from Sen. Chuck Grassley and representatives from livestock industry groups, that brought out a number of different opinions on livestock issues like meat processing consolidation, beef market price transparency and lamb imports from the U.K.


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Rod Snyder named ag adviser at EPA

Rod Snyder, president of Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, is the Environmental Protection Agency’s new agriculture adviser, pleasing ag groups that had backed him for the position.
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