MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) _ U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is
heading to Kansas State University to give a lecture about the
Vilsack was scheduled to give a Landon Lecture on Tuesday
morning at McCain Auditorium, with a news conference to follow.
Vilsack also planned to attend the afternoon dedication of the
U.S. Agriculture Department's newly modernized Center for Grain and
Animal Health Research near the Kansas State campus.
The Landon Lecture series is named for former Kansas Gov. Alf
Landon, the 1936 Republican presidential nominee.
The USDA said Vilsack would use his morning address to discuss
the importance of agriculture to the U.S.