Weekly eNewsletter | June 28, 2021 | Volume 168
Joe Biden to Visit Southwest Wisconsin Next Week to Talk Agriculture, Rural Economies
President Joe Biden will be traveling to southwest Wisconsin next Tuesday.

Biden will be accompanied by U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to talk about growing agriculture and rural economies, according to information provided by the White House. Additional details regarding the president's visit were not immediately available.

Biden made his first official trip to the state as president in February to participate in a TV town hall in Milwaukee.

Following three visits to the state during his 2020 campaign, including in late October days before the election, Biden flipped Wisconsin from red to blue, beating former President Donald Trump by about 20,000 votes here.
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Truth-In-Labeling Bills Pass Assembly
The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association and Dairy Business Association are applauding state Assembly’s unanimous passage of three bills designed to protect consumers from misleading labels on imitation “dairy” and “meat” products. The entities are calling for quick action in the Senate, as well.
USDA Invests $1 Billion in Food Security
USDA announced Friday an investment of up to $1 billion, including $500 million in American Rescue Plan funding, in The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) to support and expand the emergency food network so food banks and local organizations can reliably serve their communities.
U.S. Dairy is Growing Globally
U.S. dairy products are increasingly competitive globally – a fact shown in surging export numbers, according to two top dairy economists in the National Milk Producers Federation’s latest Dairy Defined podcast.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.
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