A USDA senior adviser acknowledged “missed opportunities to engage stakeholders” on the department’s plan to move the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture outside the Washington, D.C., area, but said the relocations would benefit both employees and taxpayers.
WISCONSIN, August 9, 2017 - “Labor is a huge issue and we’ve got people working on it full time to provide some reasonable solutions not only for agriculture people but for the American people,” Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told Agri-Pulse ...
WASHINGTON – May 10, 2017 - Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue hit the ground running in his first two weeks on the job, meeting with President Trump in the White House, traveling to Kansas, Iowa and Arkansas and working on his subcabinet nominees.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 15, 2017 - A little-noticed provision in President Trump’s revised executive order barring residents of some predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States could make it harder for farmers and ranchers to get legal foreign workers on a timely basis.