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Secretary's Public Schedule

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

Week of June 3, 2024

Monday, June 3, 2024

11:30am                           Press Call on Proposed Packers & Stockyards Poultry Grower Rule

2:00pm                             Fireside Chat with Dan Glickman at U.S. Global Leadership Coalition Global Impact Forum

Wednesday, June 5, 2025

8:40am                             Remarks and Fireside Chat at National Congress of American Indians 3rd General Assembly in Cherokee, NC

Week of May 27, 2024

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

9:00am                             Keynote Remarks at the Advancing the American Low-Carbon Economy Through High Integrity Voluntary Carbon Markets and Industrial Strategy Announcement Event

Thursday, May 30, 2024

10:30am                           Remarks at Hybrid Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting

Week of May 20, 2024

Monday, May 20, 2024

4:00pm                             Embargoed Press Call on Regional Agricultural Promotion Program First-Round Funding Allocations

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

10:00am                           Farm Bill Press Call

Thursday, May 23, 2024

10:30am CT                     Investing in America Podium Remarks and Roundtable Discussion at Dairy Dreams in Casco, WI

12:15pm CT                     Press Gaggle at Dairy Dreams in Casco, WI

Week of May 13, 2024

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

9:00am                             Remarks and Q&A at White House Rural Communities in Action Event

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

11:25am                           Remarks and Q&A at Organic Trade Association Organic Week Conference

Thursday, May 16, 2024

12:00pm                          Remarks & Moderated Q&A at USDA Southeast Regional Equity Convening in Albany, GA

1:10pm                             Press Gaggle at Resora in Albany, GA

Friday, May 17, 2024

10:15am                           Podium Remarks and Roundtable Discussion at Investing in America New & Better Markets Roundtable in Columbus, GA

12:15pm                          Press Gaggle at G.W. Carver High School in Columbus, GA

Week of May 6, 2024

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

9:45am PT                       Phone Interview with Alan Ohnsman, Forbes

11:30am PT                     Fireside Chat with Secretary Karen Ross at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, CA

2:25pm PT                       Remarks at a School Nutrition Event with California First Partner Jennifer Newsom at Sotomayor Arts and Sciences Magnet School in Los Angeles, CA

Friday, May 10, 2024

12:00pm                          White House Press Call on H5N1 Announcement

Week of April 29, 2024

Monday, April 29, 2024

12:30pm                          Embargoed White House Press Call on Sustainable Aviation Fuel Announcement

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

8:00am                             Remarks and Q&A at National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) Washington Watch

9:15am                             Interview with Parents Magazine re: School Meal Standards Rule

Thursday, May 2, 2024

11:10am                           San Gabriel National Monument Proclamation Signing with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris

Friday, May 3, 2024

8:45am CT                       Food Insecurity Roundtable with Representative Nikki Budzinski (D-IL-13) at Tyrone Echols Senior Center in Venice, IL

10:00am CT                     Press Gaggle at Tyrone Echols Senior Center in Venice, IL

1:15pm CT                       Remarks at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Lock & Dam 25 in Winfield, MO

2:05pm CT                       Press Gaggle at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Lock & Dam 25 in Winfield, MO

Week of April 22, 2024

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

3:30pm                             Embargoed School Meals Press Call

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

11:15am                           Fireside Chat with Former Governor Bill Ritter at the US Climate Action Summit

12:30PM                          Press Call on H5N1 Federal Order

Thursday, April 25, 2024

11:15am                           Remarks at NFL Inspire Change Event with the Second Gentleman of the United States in Detroit, MI

7:30pm                             2024 NFL Draft with Second Gentleman of the United States in Detroit, MI

Friday, April 26, 2024

9:30am                             Tasting of Healthy School Meals and School Nutrition Roundtable at Lincoln Park Middle School in Lincoln Park, MI

11:00am                           Press Gaggle at Lincoln Park Middle School in Lincoln Park, MI

1:45pm                             Remarks & Fireside Chat with Representative Slotkin (D-MI-07) at Jorgensen’s Farm & Elevator in Williamston, MI

3:00pm                             Press Gaggle at Jorgensen’s Farm & Elevator in Williamston, MI

Saturday, April 28, 2024

11:00am                           POLITICO Brunch

Week of April 15, 2024

Monday, April 15, 2024

12:30pm                          Remarks and Q&A at North American Agricultural Journalists' Annual Meeting Luncheon

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

10:00am                           Senate Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee Hearing

Friday, April 19, 2024

9:00am                             Phone Interview with Lydia DePillis, New York Times

Week of April 8, 2024

Monday, April 8, 2024

9:45am                             Panel Discussion on a Whole of Government Approach to Competition Policy at FTC & DOJ's Competition Enforcers Summit

11:30am                           Embargoed Phone Interview with JoNel Aleccia, Associated Press

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

8:00am CT                       Remarks and Fireside Chat at National WIC Association Annual Education and Training Conference in Chicago, IL

10:45am CT                     Reporter Roundtable at Bloomberg LP

11:30am CT                     LIVE On-Camera Interview with Sonali Basak, Bloomberg LP

Friday, April 12, 2024

8:40am                             LIVE On-Camera Interview with Becky Quick & Andrew Ross Sorkin, Squawk Box Manhattan

9:40am                             Fireside Chat with Reverand Al Sharpton at National Action Network Convention in New York City, NY

Week of April 1, 2024

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

All Times Central

11:00am                           MN Investing in America Rural Prosperity Roundtable at Minnesota State University, Mankato in Mankato, MN

1:15pm                             Press Gaggle at Minnesota State University, Mankato in Mankato, MN

Previous Schedules

To view Secretary Vilsack's previous schedules, please visit the below links.