From the National Chicken Council: National Chicken Council President Mike Brown released the following statement in response to reports that former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue was to be nominated to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture: “Governor Perdue has a strong record as two-term chief executive of Georgia and is acquainted with a wide array of agriculture commodities, from chicken …
From the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association: Tracy Brunner, president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, released the following statement in support of President-elect Trump’s nomination of former Gov. Sonny Perdue to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture:
From the American Soybean Association: American Soybean Association President and Illinois soybean farmer Ron Moore welcomed the forthcoming announcement of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as the nominee to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture under the administration of President Donald Trump in a statement late Wednesday.
President-elect Donald Trump has reportedly picked former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to be Agriculture Secretary under the incoming administration. While the USDA landing team has yet to confirm the nominee, multiple media outlets attributed a senior transition official as saying Trump will nominate Perdue to the post. The American Farm Bureau strongly endorsed the nomination of Perdue following the news.
The nation’s top renewable fuel advocates are celebrating inauguration week with a new television ad highlighting President-elect Donald Trump’s vocal support for jobs in the biofuels sector and offering thanks for his steadfast leadership. The new ad will begin airing Wednesday during MSNBC’s Morning Joe program and will also appear on digital channels.
Over 100 U.S. agriculture groups are urging President-elect Donald Trump not to undo the changes that President Obama made in relation status between the U.S. and Cuba.
“Why is that the last one?” Those words from outgoing Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack regarding his post being the last yet to be filled by the incoming Donald Trump administration.
President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday announced his nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaving the Agriculture Secretary cabinet position the last to fill for the incoming administration.
Many in agriculture have been waiting for quite some time to see who President-elect Donald Trump will name as his Agriculture Secretary. During the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2017 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show taking place in Phoenix, Arizona, AFBF President Zippy Duvall said he’s frustrated on how long it’s taking.
President-elect Trump is putting his more protectionist ‘stamp’ on the incoming administration, tapping key trade players for U.S. Trade Representative and other agencies opposed to pure free trade policies. Trump’s pick for U.S. Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, served as a deputy trade representative in the Reagan years and went on to lobby for U.S. steel firms, pressing for punitive measures …
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