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Stories with person: Tom Vilsack
  • Montana, feds make deal on use of firefighting helicopters 
    Updated: May-05-16 4:06 pm

    HELENA, Montana - Montana and federal officials have made a deal that will allow the state's five firefighting helicopters to respond to some blazes on federal lands, after they were barred from doing so last year as fires raging across the West led to equipment shortages.

  • USDA offers urban farmers an online toolkit 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 2:33 pm

    BALTIMORE - The U.S. Agriculture Department is offering urban farmers some help in growing and marketing their produce.

  • Things to know: Families claim against USDA over pesticide 
    Updated: Apr-24-16 4:31 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - Two Idaho families seeking relief from the U.S. Department of Agriculture over pesticide that contaminated their fields must now consider their next steps after the agency rejected their claims.