FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack is scheduled to speak at an event in northwest Arkansas.

Vilsack is to talk at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville Tuesday afternoon.

The university says he's the featured speaker for this year's Dale and Betty Bumpers Distinguished Lecture Series.

The Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas is hosting the event. It will take place in the E.J. Ball Courtroom at the School of Law and is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

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