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Secretary's Public Schedule

Public Schedule
Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack
United States Department of Agriculture

Week of May 9


Wednesday, May 11, 2022
All Times Central


Tour of O’Connor Farm with President Joe Biden and Congresswoman Robin Kelly


Remarks on Supporting Farmers, Lowering Costs for American Families, and Standing with Ukraine with President Joe Biden and Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
All Times Eastern


Senate Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Hearing on USDA’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget

4:30pm Closing Remarks at USDA Equity Commission Meeting

Monday, May 9, 2022
All Times Eastern

1:30pm White House Event on the Affordable Connectivity Program
5:00pm Interview with Phil Brasher, Agripulse

Week of May 2


Saturday, May 7, 2022
All Times Central

8:05am Conversation with UMN Crookston Chancellor Mary Holz-Clause and community members
9:15am Radio Interview with Carah Hart, RRFN
10:00am University of Minnesota Crookston Commencement Ceremony

Thursday, May 5, 2022
All Times Mountain

9:00am Utah State University Commencement Ceremony

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
All Times Mountain

1:15pm Greet with USDA-ARS Pollinating Insects Research Unit Leadership
1:20pm Tour of ARS Pollinating Insect Research Unit

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
All Times Eastern


National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), Washington Watch Program


USDA People’s Garden Ribbon Cutting and Ceremonial Tree Planting

Monday, May 2, 2022
All Times Eastern

9:00am Remarks at 2022 USDA Soil Health Conference Stakeholder Meeting

Meeting with Dominican Republic Minister of Agriculture Limber Cruz