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Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue extends MFP deadline

· January 8, 2019

Creating havoc  this week, landlords across the country were contacted via mail that a deadline for the Market Facilitation Program was fast approaching and that they needed to be signed up. A friendly reminder would be much welcomed in most cases, except this friendly reminder had no way of being handled. Since the government shut […]

USDA invests $2.5 billion in rural electric infrastructure

· November 3, 2017

There are 27 states that are hoping the USDA’s newest job-creation initiative will help to boost their economic futures. Well, more power to them. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that his agency is investing $2.5 billion toward rural electric infrastructure improvements — the money doesn’t come from grants, however. They will be in the […]

USCA asks Perdue to continue field research on brucellosis

· November 2, 2017

Kenny Graner, the President of the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association, has sent this letter regarding brucellosis  research to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Brucellosis, a bacterial disease found in various types of livestock, is an important issue to Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, and all states’ producers that trade livestock with those states. Many of the USCA’s members are concerned […]

Ag Secretary Perdue guides FFA members on how to #SpeakAg

· October 25, 2017

“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 […]

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