Yesterday, U.S. Senator Al Franken sent a letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack requesting assistance in alleviating the feed and forage shortage facing livestock producers in southern Minnesota. In his letter, Franken expresses an urgen request for waiving USDA rules against harvesting emergency forage crops before the November 1st date.
Find the full letter below, as dictated by the Al Franken official website.
The Honorable Tom Vilsack Secretary
United States Department of Agriculture
1400 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, D.C. 20250