Post Profile

Secretary Perdue in Florida

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visited the Citrus Expo in Fort Myers, Florida this week to learn more about citrus greening and hold a farm bill listening session with Congressman Francis Rooney of the local district. The only opportunity for reporters to ask questions of the secretary was a short, crowded, disorganized gaggle that covered a wide range of non-agricultural.
read more


Related Posts

Senate Confirms Ex-Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue As Agriculture Secretary

News : The Two-Way

Sonny Perdue grew up on a farm in central Georgia and has owned several agriculture companies. He is not associated with the food company Perdue or the poultry producer Perdue Farms.

A Secretary Sonny Day in Iowa

Industries / Agriculture : AgWired

It was a sunny day in Iowa Friday for the visit of new Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue at Couser Cattle Company. The Secretary was welcomed by Bill, Nancy and Tim Couser, as well as Iowa Senators Joni Erst and Chuck Grassley, ...

California ag secretary seeks farm bill input

Industries / Agriculture : The Packer Daily

Karen Ross, secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, will continue a series of 2012 farm bill listening sessions Aug. 29 when she visits the Fresno County Farm Bureau.

Florida Hosts 1st House Ag Farm Bill Listening Session

Industries / Agriculture : AgWired

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) hosted the very first House Agriculture Committee farm bill listening session on Saturday in Gainesville, Florida. Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (TX-11) ...

Deputy ag secretary sees citrus greening in Florida grove visit

Industries / Agriculture : The Packer Daily

DOVER, Fla. — U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden wanted to learn more about how Florida growers are dealing with citrus greening.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC