A Climate Bill Can Help Farmers March 29, 2010 : 11:09 PM

Tom Vilsack made an important point to the National Farmers Union: [Link]

"The U.S. agriculture secretary told a farm group on Monday that a well-designed climate bill would provide opportunities for farmers and ranchers to make money in contracts for carbon offsets."

"The U.S. Department of Agriculture "is committed to helping Congress design and implement a carbon offsets market that will provide significant income opportunities to America's farmers and ranchers."