Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack highlighted USDA priorities during the closing session of Commodity Classic. COVID relief is a top priority, including the pending Coronavirus Food Assistance Program payments. “First and foremost, we wanted to do an evaluation at the USDA to determine precisely what the need is out there,” said Vilsack. “We know COVID relief is important, people are waiting and we’re going to try and get answers as quickly as we can.”
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