U.S. ag secretary talks farm bill, trade at WSU research center

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – The Washington State University research and extension center here hosted a forum Tuesday with U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

Dan Bernardo, WSU interim president, left, Rep. DelBene and Sec. Vilsack talk with the Mount Vernon audience. (Photos by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services)

Audience questions concerned the newly passed federal farm bill, wildfires, the Pacific trade agreement and more.

WSU interim president Dan Bernardo and U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., also participated.