President offers USDA to agribusiness

“We’ll tell ConAgra that it’s not the Department of Agribusiness. It’s the Department of Agriculture. We’re going to put the people’s interests ahead of the special interests.” — Candidate Obama in Iowa

Apparently not. In addition to the endless issues we are dealing with, we now have the President’s invitation to agribusiness to walk through the revolving door and take over the USDA at a time when we need responsiveness to agricultural issues of climate change, sustainability and trade policy. You might consider signing the following letter at

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