Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Johanns toured the Farm Progress Show today.
Afterward he met with the press. During his remarks he explained what the administration is doing to enhance energy security and independence. One way is the $17 million in grants and guaranteed loans just announced for projects in various locations around the country. He also mentions the upcoming joint USDA-DOE energy conference in St. Louis, MO.
You can listen to Sec. Johanns here: Secretary Johanns Remarks (1 min MP3)