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Perdue on Infrastructure

Dan General

During the recent Commodity Classic held in Orlando, Florida, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue was asked about infrastructure and if he felt it would be something the administration would move up on its priority list. Hear his response: Image by Kim Newberg from Pixabay

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Agri View: America’s Roads Falling Apart

Dan Agri View

Everett Griner talks about America’s roads falling apart in today’s Agri View. America’s Roads Falling Apart The issue of our nation’s infrastructure falling apart goes back to the first Bush administration. Congress has not delivered any plan that would lead to an overhaul. Repairs are constantly being made. But, no wholesale effort to rebuild. It is especially a problem for …

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State Ag Officials Meet with Cabinet Officials on Infrastructure, Technology

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Legislative, Technology

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black joined other members of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) at the White House for the White House Conference on Rural Prosperity where Vice President Mike Pence, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., and other …

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Trump Waterways Commitment Needs Funding

Dan Environment, Industry News Release, Water

Farm groups are encouraged by President Donald Trump’s infrastructure commitment for waterways, but Politico questions how the President plans to fund the effort. Trump announced his plan with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke earlier this week. The American Soybean Association says President Trump’s remarks highlighted the importance of the waterways and the need for infrastructure upgrades, …

Agriculture Pleased with Infrastructure Initiative

Dan Industry News Release

A number of farmers and industry stakeholders were in Cincinnati this week to hear President Trump discuss the Administration’s infrastructure initiative. The event was designed to highlight the economic importance for infrastructure projects, including roads, bridges and the inland waterways system. According to a story from Rod Bain, President Trump was joined at the event by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. …