Food and Agriculture Policy

Secretary Veneman described the Department of Agriculture as one of the largest in the federal government with 110,000 employees, and a… read more

Secretary Veneman described the Department of Agriculture as one of the largest in the federal government with 110,000 employees, and a $113 billion budget. Topics included agriculture research, the Forest Service, foreign food aid, and the 60 percent of the USDA budget that goes to nutrition and food assistance programs in the U.S. She also talked about genomics research, global trade access, the World Trade Organization, and food supply security from terrorists. After her remarks she answered audience members' questions. close

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Program ID:
181271-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 6, 2004
Last Aired:
Apr 12, 2004

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  • Apr 06, 2004 | 6:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 07, 2004 | 12:18am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 07, 2004 | 5:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 12, 2004 | 4:49am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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