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Agriculture Secretary Expects No Food Shortages In Coming Months

Agriculture Secretary Expects No Food Shortages In Coming Months

BY TOM OZIMEK U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said on Friday that he does not expect any food shortages in the coming months due to COVID-19 outbreaks in meat processing plants. In an interview Friday on NPR’s “Morning Edition,” Perdue said the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) tracks meat processing plant openings and capacity, and on that […]

Meat Shortage to End Within 10 Days: Agriculture Secretary

Meat Shortage to End Within 10 Days: Agriculture Secretary

BY ISABEL VAN BRUGEN   Meat shortages in the United States could end within 10 days as meat plants start to reopen, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on May 6. “I think we’ve turned the corner,” Perdue said on Wednesday during a meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump. A number of major supermarket chains in […]

Agriculture Secretary Restricts Alarmist Announcements

Agriculture Secretary Restricts Alarmist Announcements

  By Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris Sonny Perdue was well chosen by President Donald Trump to be Agriculture Secretary. As part of Perdue’s efforts to put our agricultural house in order, he has succeeded in filling the upper echelon of the agency with straight shooters. However, below the surface, the agency remains heavily influenced […]

Conservative Groups Line Up Supporting Tim Huelskamp As Trump’s Agriculture Secretary

Conservative Groups Line Up Supporting Tim Huelskamp As Trump’s Agriculture Secretary

Ousted Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp needs a new job now that his Congressional term has ended, site and conservative groups are backing his bid for agriculture secretary in President-elect Donald Trumps cabinet. “There is no one better suited to serve as the next secretary of Agriculture than Rep. Huelskamp, salve “Adam Brandon, order CEO of […]