Senate Ag Committee Sends Ag Secretary Nominee for Senate Vote – DTN

🕔Mar 31, 2017As 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.   […]

Trump Proposed Budget Hits USDA Hard – DTN

🕔Mar 17, 2017The 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 […]

Next Ag Sec. Likely to Have Texas in Rearview Mirror – DTN

🕔Dec 23, 2016The search for a new Agriculture secretary continues to broaden as President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team said Thursday that he will meet next week with Elsa Murano, a former Texas […]

Former Texas Ag Commissioner is Frontrunner for U.S. Ag Secretary – DTN

🕔Dec 20, 2016In a possible further sign that President-elect Donald Trump has not settled on a choice for Agriculture secretary, Vice President-elect Mike Pence is scheduled to meet today in Washington with […]

10 Million Acres of Wildfires Exhaust Forest Service Budget

🕔Jan 6, 2016Since 2000, fire seasons have grown longer, and the frequency, size and severity of wildland fires has increased. The 2015 fires stretched across federal, state and private land with Alaska, […]

USDA Farmers Market Kicks Off Its 20th Season

🕔May 1, 2015Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack opened the 20th season of the USDA Farmers Market with a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning. USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Administrator Anne Alonzo joined Secretary […]

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