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Homegrown Energy:
Unlimited Opportunity for Innovation

Sustainability Series

Tom Vilsack

  • Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture

In this talk, Vilsack will present a picture of the renewable energy industry and its relationship to agriculture, and particularly focus on the critical role of research and innovation in ensuring that farmers can meet the needs for food, feed, fiber, and biomass in a sustainable way.

Vilsack serves as the Nation's 30th Secretary of Agriculture. As leader of the Department of Agriculture, he is working to strengthen the agricultural economy, build vibrant rural communities and create new markets for the innovation of rural America.

Thursday, September 4, 2014
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.