Agriculture Sec. announces help for new farmers
RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack was in Richmond Wednesday to announce a program aimed at helping small and family-operated farms.
As Sec. Vilsack explained to CBS 6 anchor Bill Fitzgerald, the micro-loans are designed to help beginners, the socially disadvantaged and returning veterans interested in becoming farmers.
You can watch Bill's entire interview with Secretary Tom Vilsack tonight on the CBS 6 News at 7. [Click here for more information]