Blog Posts - Secretary Of Agriculture



Will Ethanol Survive on its Merits?

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced their plan to lower the level of biofuels that must be blended into gasoline and diesel. They will reveal the specific quota this spring, but indications are it will be 15 to 15.52 bil...
by The Dairy Mom on Nov 26, 2013

Conservative Media Star Andrew Breitbart Dies at 43

Many people outside of politics may not even know his name, but Andrew Breitbart was one of the most recognizable names in right-wing blogging. The Los Angeles County Coroner confirmed that Breitbart passed away from natural causes on Thursday mornin...
by Prune Juice Media on Mar 1, 2012

Reminder: Herman Cain To Speak In Fargo

Just a reminder that April 12th, in Fargo, North Dakota, 2012 Presidential candidate Herman Cain will be speaking at the North Dakota Taxpayers’ Association annual dinner. Cost: $25 per person/$10 per college student. (This includes dinner) Loca...
by RegularGuyRant.com on Apr 2, 2011

Before Jumping to Conclusions on this Matter

By Kent A. Busek Before for jumping to conclusions on this matter, you really need to hear the whole message Governor Schafer is presenting. I, like many when I first heard and read about “Fix the Tax”, was wondering why we should lower taxes for...
by RegularGuyRant.com on Mar 1, 2011

Great Video: Oil is Good for North Dakota

Former North Dakota Governor and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Ed Schafer has been touring North Dakota pushing for a lowering of the oil extraction tax. Anytime an effort like this is undertaken, it raises questions. This is a great video that hel...
by RegularGuyRant.com on Feb 21, 2011

Eat it Up: Faster Food News

On the menu: Famed Hot Dog Event Gets New Sponsor (WALL STREET JOURNAL) Art You Can Eat (COCO PEREZ) Michael Pollan as Secretary of Agriculture? (CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR) City Aims To Install Food Carts At Tavern On The Green (WALL STREET JOURNAL)...
by Something We Dreamed on Jun 26, 2010

The New Faces of Welfare: Overcoming the Stigma of State Assistance

by ChristinaBlunt Despite last week’s promising government figures showing a decline in the American unemployment rate, “Welfare and Citizenship: The Effects of Government Assistance on Young Adults’ Civic Participation,” serves as a reminder...
by Sociology Eye on Dec 9, 2009

The New Faces of Welfare: Overcoming the Stigma of State Assistance

by ChristinaBlunt Despite last week’s promising government figures showing a decline in the American unemployment rate, “Welfare and Citizenship: The Effects of Government Assistance on Young Adults’ Civic Participation,” serves as a reminder...
by Sociology Eye on Dec 9, 2009


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