Sonny Perdue confirmed as US Secretary of Agriculture
Agriculture groups applaud Senate vote
Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue won confirmation Monday for U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, as the Senate voted 87-11.
Agriculture stakeholders applauded the news.
“Secretary Perdue’s expertise, considerable experience in production agriculture, agribusiness and state government, and his ability to engage effectively with others will serve him and U.S. agriculture well as…