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Posts tagged: Minister Akamatsu

Vilsack Commemorates 50th Anniversary of the Iowa “Hog Lift” in Yamanashi

During the third day of his visit to Japan, Agriculture Secretary Vilsack had another packed day – starting with a successful bilateral meeting with his Japanese counterpart, and concluding with a series of events commemorating the 50th anniversary of a 1959 ‘hog lift’ in which Iowa farmers sent 36 hogs to Yamanashi, Japan. Read more »