Vilsack is generally regarded as a political centrist. He briefly ran for the 2008 Democratic nomination for president, dropping out not long after Obama entered the race. He endorsed Hillary Clinton in the primary but campaigned for Obama in the general election. As far as what his appointment means for nurseries, it’s not immediately clear, but when we know something, you will too.
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About Curt Kipp
Curt Kipp is the director of publications and communications at the Oregon Association of Nurseries, and the editor of Digger magazine.