USDA Chief of Staff Heidi Green announced today that she will return to Georgia after helping Secretary Perdue during his first year in office. Her replacement will be a familiar face to many in agriculture.
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.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2017 – Ray Starling, a key aide to Republican Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina, has been named to the senior staff of the National Economic Council where he’ll serve as President Trump’s special assistant for Agriculture, Trade and Food Assistance.