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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for Feb. 8, 2017

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2017 - There is more evidence of a continued downturn in the U.S. farm economy. USDA says that net farm income is likely to decline this year by 8.7 percent to $62.3 billion. That would make this the fourth straight decline since the peak in 2013.
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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for Feb. 7, 2017

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2017 - Sonny Perdue, President Donald Trump’s pick to be the next USDA secretary, continues to meet with members of the Senate Agriculture Committee, but there’s still no news on a date for a confirmation hearing, according to Hill aides. Perdue, who has the endorsement of his predecessor Tom Vilsack, is racking up support from Republicans and Democrats.
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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for Feb. 1, 2017

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2017 - President Trump has followed through on his promise to pick a nominee for the Supreme Court with solid conservative credentials. And his pick, Denver-based appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch, is going to be especially attractive to people who believe that regulatory agencies have overreached their legislative authority.
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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for January 30, 2017

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2017 - Trade was on the list of topics that U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talked about on Saturday, according to a White House statement. The two leaders agreed to meet in person in Washington on Feb. 10.
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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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