U.S. Agriculture Secretary Chairs Roundtable at USF

TAMPA, Fla. (May 13, 2010) – The University of South Florida joins Congresswoman Kathy Castor and Congressman Allen Boyd in hosting United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack who will chair a roundtable featuring the issues, interests and concerns of leaders representing a cross-section of Florida’s crucial agricultural economy. 


This event takes place Friday, May 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Marshall Student Center, Ballroom A.


The program features presentations from (subject to change):

Florida Farm Bureau

Florida Cattlemen’s Association

Southeast Milk Cooperative

Florida Forestry Association

Florida Peanut Producers Association

Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association

Florida Citrus Mutual

Florida Sugar Cane League

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