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US expects to pay farmers $191 million for birds lost to flu

...S. government expects to spend $191 million to pay chicken and turkey farmers for birds lost to avian flu, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday as he called for Congress to consider a disaster program for poultry producers similar...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-07-29/us-expects-pay-farmers-191-million-b
Regional News
Federal government to bring indoor plumbing to remote village

...wastewater systems with more than $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Alaska's $12.6 million share of the funding on Thursday at a convention of Alaska Natives...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/federal-government-bring-indoor-plumbin
State
Visions of a quick switch

...greatest potential of being able to transition more quickly."Geos Institute submitted a letter to US Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack supporting a quick transition from old-growth to young-growth logging. The letter cities the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-28/visions-quick-switch
Local
Southeast AK village sues over nonrural status

...and Agriculture departments. The defendants named in the complaint are Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, and Agriculture Secretary and subsistence board chairman Tim Towarak.Department of Interior spokeswoman Jessica Kershaw said Monday her...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-05/southeast-ak-village-sues-over-nonrural
State
Southeast Alaska village sues over nonrural status

...Interior and Agriculture departments. The defendants named in the complaint are Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, Agriculture Secretary and subsistence board chairman Tim Towarak.Department of Interior spokeswoman Jessica Kershaw said Monday her...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-04/southeast-alaska-village-sues-over-nonr
State
Report: Firefighting costs eroding conservation

...1998. Meanwhile, the number of workers who manage National Forest System lands has dropped by about a third.Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said accommodating the rapid rise in firefighting costs has harmed an array of conservation efforts...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-21/report-firefighting-costs-eroding-conse
State
Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village

...wastewater systems with more than $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Alaska's $12.6 million share of the funding on Thursday at a convention of Alaska Natives...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/feds-bring-indoor-plumbing-alaska-villa
State
Governor asks feds to buy surplus salmon

...that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen this year.Parnell made the request in a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack this week. He wants the USDA to purchase $37 million worth of canned pink salmon under a federal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/governor-asks-feds-buy-surplus-salmon
State
My Turn: Tongass officials should look to the future

...environmental consequences. Controversial logging of roadless areas is no longer necessary. These facts allowed Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to envision the end of old growth logging on the Tongass. That goal now drives the process to amend the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-07/my-turn
Opinion
Forest Service will get public's help as it drafts logging plan for Tongass

...Wrangell has closed," he said. "The remaining industry has struggled to stay alive."U.S. Department of Agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack is "desiring us to get out of old growth and into young growth," Cole said. "Because of conflicts...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-23/forest-service-will-get-publics-help-it
Local

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