Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, along with Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar, will visit Des Moines, Iowa tomorrow, Wednesday, August 19th as part of the USDA Rural Tour, a townhall tour of America’s heartland. The Iowa State Fair will host Vilsack as he aims to engage local citizens to open the dialogue between policymakers and rural America.
Growth Energy has asked many of their members to attend the open forum to thank Secretary Vilsack for his continued support of ethanol, America’s clean, green, renewable fuel and to up for ethanol by asking the secretary to encourage a move to E15.
Additional tour stops to discuss green jobs and a new energy economy, with a focus on renewable energies will be upcoming in Sedalia, MO on Aug. 21 in Zanesville, OH.
For more information regarding the USDA Rural tour, click here.