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Our View: Ag Secretary, Obama and Congress

We're all headed out of here for the holiday weekend. Before I go though, I'll leave you with a collection of pieces written by or featuring Center staff on the topic of what opportunities are offered by the new President and new Congress on issues that matter to rural America.

Obama Needs Ag Secretary Committed to New Vision
By Chuck Hassebrook | Des Moines Register

Barack Obama launched his campaign in Iowa with a promise to change farm and rural policy to create genuine opportunity for rural people and a