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Thursday, February 05, 2009

Why do we have a Department of Agriculture? includes the following quote by the former Iowa governor Tom Vilsack, who is Obama's nomination of for the secretary of the Department of Agriculture, in an article today.

Vilsack says he wants "We [US Government] want to make a better connection between what kids eat and knowing where it comes from. I've seen it in my own family. If you educate kids at an early age, you can have a tremendous impact." asks why do we even have a dept. of agriculture? tell us corn is grown in Iowa?

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