“We’re in an era of American agriculture where you can’t just sit back. You have to agvocate.” U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue spoke those works poignantly — and almost pleadingly — to a room full of FFA students Wednesday at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis. Perdue was moderating a session of the #SpeakAg […]
Nine weeks. It’s been that long since the nomination of Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture was announced. Sure, there’s the obligatory candidate vetting — ethics and personal finance information are under particular scrutiny — but there are other things that dragged out the process for Perdue. Much of that is believed to be linked to Perdue’s […]
There is buzz surrounding these seven frontrunners, but it’s still a waiting game to see who ultimately gets picked.