As agriculture awaits confirmation Joe Biden will tap Tom Vilsack as the next Secretary of Agriculture, Washington insiders say Vilsack is a known entity, which would be a positive for U.S. farmers and ranchers.
The surge of COVID-19 cases across the country is hitting rural hospitals especially hard. Many aren’t equipped to handle critical patients. Now some hospitals are unable to send patients to urban hospitals for care.
As a last-minute shift toward small-scale celebrations upends demand for the star of Thanksgiving tables, turkey producers and retailers are scrambling to fill orders for lightweight birds and partial cuts.