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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for March 24, 2017

WASHINGTON, Mar. 24, 2017 - Sonny Perdue did everything he had to do at his Senate confirmation hearing. President Trump’s nominee for agriculture secretary pledged repeatedly to be a “tenacious” advocate for agriculture.
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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for March 23, 2017

WASHINGTON, Mar. 23, 2017 - Sonny Perdue, President Trump’s nominee for agriculture secretary, gets his long-awaited confirmation hearing today. Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., says he expects much of the questioning to focus on the tough farm economy as well as concerns in the farm sector about the president’s trade policy.
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Travis Medine

Ag infrastructure is a broad challenge, speakers say

WASHINGTON, Mar. 22, 2017 - There is a whale of a lot more needed than a robust farm bill to build the kind of substructure needed to sustain America’s rural and agricultural economy, according to the speakers on a rural infrastructure panel at the Farm Bill Summit sponsored by Agri-Pulse this week in Washington.
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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for March 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, Mar. 16, 2017 - President Trump is releasing budget proposals this morning that will call for deep spending cuts across the federal government, including at USDA, EPA and other agencies. Trump’s targets at USDA will include the nation's flagship international food aid program, Food for Peace.
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