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It’s likely Sonny Perdue will be up to speed on the issues facing agriculture if the Senate follows through and votes to confirm Perdue early next week. That’s the expectation of Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, who told reporters on Tuesday
As expected, the Senate Agriculture Committee on Thursday voted to send President Donald Trump’s nomination of Sonny Perdue as Agriculture secretary to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation. The vote occurred off the Senate floor in the midst
Yesterday, Thursday March 23, the Senate Ag Committee held a hearing to consider the nomination of Sonny Perdue to be Secretary of Agriculture. Issues associated with the Trump Administration’s proposed USDA budget cuts, trade policy, and labor were among the topics discussed
This morning the agriculture industry anxiously watched as former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue was questioned for more than two hours by Members of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry seeking his confirmation as Secretary of the U.S. Department
The U.S. Department of Agriculture would take a $4.7 billion cut in discretionary programs next year under President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, or about a 21% cut from 2017 spending levels. The budget blueprint released Thursday by the White House
Talking to a production agriculture crowd visiting his home state, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway was right at home as he told thousands of farmers he was determined to get a farm bill passed for them on time.
Agriculture and rural America have “the greatest opportunity in the history of this country” to change policies for the benefit of American farmers, the president of the American Farm Bureau Federation told agricultural economists and policy wonks. Zippy Duvall,
After telling the crop insurance industry Monday that he wouldn’t be in Congress if crop insurance had existed when he tried to farm, House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said he doesn’t think the 2018 farm bill should
The White House is urging the Senate to confirm Sonny Perdue, President Donald Trump’s nominee for agriculture secretary, before Congress leaves for the week-long Presidents Day break this month, a Trump transition team source told DTN on Friday. Presidents Day
After extensive deliberation, President-elect Donald Trump named former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as his nominee for Agriculture secretary early Thursday. In a statement, Trump noted Perdue “embraced polices under which Georgia farmers have thrived,” and Perdue would bring that