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Ag secretary: 61,670 farm families are ‘on the brink’

(CNS NEWS) – President Biden plans to visit a family farm in Kankakee, Illinois today, along with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsak, to discuss the global rise in food prices, as the war in “breadbasket” Ukraine is contributing to shortages.

Here at home, family farmers are suffering because of inflation – rising fuel prices, fertilizer prices, equipment and other farming necessities.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsak told a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday that the family farm is “something that I think we all ought to be concerned about.”

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