Vilsack Says Farm Bill Must Include Research

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As lawmakers are getting ready to tackle the Farm Bill once again, US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says it needs to include funds for research. Sabrina Hill has more.
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As both the house and senate ag committees get ready to take up the Farm Bill again, US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has a message for them. He says the Farm Bill must include funds for USDA research. Vilsack says without a Farm Bill, the USDA research will be seriously impacted.

Many research projects have uses outside outside of agriculture, such as the insect-repelling uniforms they’re currently working on with the US military.