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on March 21, 2010

Vilsack Promotes Cap-and-Trade to NFU

Agriculture Secretary: legislation will "provide enormous benefits"

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told members of the National Farmers Union that "properly structured" cap-and-trade legislation could offer significant benefits for farmers and farm workers who sequester carbon dioxide in farmland through tree planting and other conservation measures.

Analyses by USDA staff and other experts "as well as our experience…

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