When Perdue tried to crack a joke at the farmers’ expense over the trade war between the U.S. and China, not everyone in the crowd found it entertaining.
On Monday U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue sliced into a 10-pound honey baked ham and celebrated the reintroduction of U.S. pork products to the Argentine market after more than 20 years. “The U.S. is the world’s third largest pork producer and a top exporter,” Secretary Perdue said. “This new market is a big victory […]
Following the EU ruling on gene editing last week, the USDA plans to double down efforts to work with partners globally towards science-based regulatory approaches. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement regarding this week’s European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling on newer mutagenesis methods, otherwise known as genome editing. “Government policies […]
The White House will be doling out $12 billion to farmers and ranchers as a short term fix to the recent retaliatory tariffs against the U.S. and to give President Trump time to work out trade deals. “This is a short-term solution to allow President Trump time to work on long-term trade deals to benefit […]
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will embark on his fourth “Back to Our Roots” tour Monday to hear ideas and concerns from local farmers, ranchers, producers, foresters, agriculture students, business owners, community leaders, and USDA employees. The tour will last through Thursday and include stops in New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska. During different […]