U.S. secretary of agriculture

USCA asks Perdue to help eradicate cattle fever ticks

· May 22, 2017

The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) is requesting help from Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to help offset the the costs associated with eradicating cattle fever ticks. The USCA is seeking immediate funding of up to $6 million to help prevent the spread of this significant threat to the U.S. cattle industry. USCA Animal Health […]

USDA Sec. Perdue looks to fill undersecretary for trade

· May 12, 2017

The USDA is looking to fill a new position — undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs. Recognizing the ever-increasing importance of international trade to American agriculture, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue made the announcement Thursday standing by barges filled with agricultural products along the banks of the Ohio River. As part of a reorganization […]

Sonny Perdue formal hearing date set next week

· March 17, 2017

After much anticipation, the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., announced the Committee will hold a hearing on the nomination of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to be the next U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. The House Agricultural Committee has been busy in the […]

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