WASHINGTON, May 6, 2022   From Thursday, May 12, to Tuesday, May 17, United States Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Europe for meetings on the global food security challenges created by Russia’s unprovoked war on Ukraine.

From May 12 to May 15, Secretary Vilsack will travel to Stuttgart, Germany, where he will participate in a G7 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting. From May 15 to May 17, Secretary Vilsack will travel to Warsaw, Poland. There, he will meet with Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Henryk Kowalczyk, European Union Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski, and Ukrainian Agriculture Minister Mykola Solskyi.

The Secretary will hold a media teleconference for U.S.-based media on May 16. Additional details to follow.

For additional information on the Secretary’s media availability and engagements in Europe, please contact press@usda.gov

By Tucker Allmer - The BARN

Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.

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