Rubin Shmulsky, MSU Forest Products Department head, in the foreground at left, gives a tour of a biofuel research in the Thad Cochran Research Park to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack, right, with MSU President Mark Keenum visible at left. (Photo by Steven Nalley, SDN)
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack described multiple Mississippi State University research projects as assets to America’s economic recovery after a tour of MSU Wednesday, but he warned that failure to renew the U.S. Farm Bill by Oct. 1 could stymie the promise of such research.
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