Tom Vilsack http://kvpr.org en In Farmersville, Vilsack Announces Aid For Residents With Failed Wells http://kvpr.org/post/farmersville-vilsack-announces-aid-residents-failed-wells <p>California homeowners who have seen their wells fail during the drought are getting some assistance from the federal government. FM89's Joe Moore reports on today's &nbsp;announcement from U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.</p><p>-----------</p><p>The well at Carlen Overby's rural Tulare County home went dry on July 4th, when she was taking a shower.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:57:56 +0000 Joe Moore 35920 at http://kvpr.org In Farmersville, Vilsack Announces Aid For Residents With Failed Wells In Fresno, Vilsack Calls For New Approach To Wildfire Fight http://kvpr.org/post/fresno-vilsack-calls-new-approach-wildfire-fight <p>As Congress continues to debate the farm bill, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visited the Valley Tuesday to speak with local agriculture leaders. But he also called for Washington to do more when it comes to fighting wildfires.</p><p>He told a crowd of about 200 hundred people at Fresno State that passing a farm bill is essential to the San Joaquin Valley’s ag economy.</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 01:23:22 +0000 Ezra David Romero 24768 at http://kvpr.org In Fresno, Vilsack Calls For New Approach To Wildfire Fight