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Trump budget being watched for attacks on USDA programs

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2017 - President Donald Trump’s team has been plotting to use his first budget plan to make a case that he’s serious about cutting spending and weeding out programs considered unnecessary. Word leaked just ahead of the president’s inauguration that advisers were developing proposals based on...
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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for January 24, 2017

January 24, 2017 - Activity in the hallways of USDA’s D.C. headquarters is still muted, but Trump administration officials are starting to fill up the political-appointee offices. New faces in the communications department, Rural Development and other agencies are beginning to filter in.
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Roberts backs Perdue for Ag Sec with an 'Amen, brother'

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 - President-elect Donald Trump made it official this morning, naming former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as his choice for Agriculture Secretary, drawing an immediate endorsement from a lawmaker who will play a key role in Perdue's confirmation process. “I'm delighted,” Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts said when asked about Trump's choice.
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Late selection of secretary slows naming of USDA officials

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 - President-elect Donald Trump’s delayed selection of his new agriculture secretary not only has created consternation among his farm belt supporters and many farm group leaders, it likely will mean that filling USDA’s sub-cabinet and agency officials will take even longer than usual.
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