(Mt. Pleasant)— The Old Threshers Reunion in Mt. Pleasant Saturday to play host to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
Officials have announced Vilsack will host a town hall meeting for the purpose of discussing the need for congressional passage of the Farm Bill and Jobs Bill for rural America.
The Obama Administration has called for Congress to pass a 5 year farm bill that promotes rural development, preserves a strong farm safety net, maintains nutrition programs and to make advances in agricultural research.
The town hall meeting will be held tomorrow morning (this morning) at 11:00 a.m. at 405 East Threshers Road in the Barb Heaton Pavilion.