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Industry News & Trends / North America
on March 23, 2017

Perdue says he will advocate for agriculture at USDA

Georgia governor testifies at confirmation hearing for Secretary of Agriculture

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget was a recurring topic at the confirmation hearing for Georgia Gov. George Ervin “Sonny” Perdue III, whom Trump has tapped as Secretary of Agriculture.

The president’s proposed budget includes a $4.7 billion reduction to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 2018 budget.


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