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Agriculture Sec. Perdue Names Appointees to the Missouri USDA Farm Service Agency State Committee

| January 18, 2018

COLUMBIA, Mo (news release) – U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced the individuals who will serve on the Missouri USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) state committee. The state committee is responsible for the oversight of farm programs and county committee operations, resolving appeals from the agriculture community, and helping to keep producers informed […]

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Agriculture praises passage of tax bill

| December 21, 2017

A variety of people in the agricultural industry are applauding the passage of the tax bill.

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Drexel man appointed to National Pork Board

| November 30, 2017

Scott Phillips will serve three years on the National Pork Board.

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USDA announces rural infrastructure investment, including Missouri

| November 2, 2017

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced that $2.5 billion will be invested in rural electric infrastructure improvements.

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USDA Announces Farm Safety Net Payments

| October 5, 2017

The Department of Agriculture announced this week that more than $9.6 billion in payments would be made through farm safety net programs.

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Secretary Perdue Statement on President Trump’s Tax Reform Agenda

| September 7, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today reiterated his strong support for President Trump’s tax reform agenda, as the president outlined today in North Dakota.

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Perdue Unveils New USDA Ethics App for Executive Branch Employees

| August 24, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Ethics App is the first of its kind in the federal government and reaffirms Perdue’s commitment to applying President Trump’s government-wide ethics standards to the department.

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Statement of Secretary Perdue regarding Japan’s planned increase of tariff on U.S. frozen beef

| July 28, 2017

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2017 (press release) – The government of Japan has announced that rising imports of frozen beef in the first quarter of the Japanese fiscal year (April-June) have triggered a safeguard, resulting in an automatic increase to Japan’s tariff rate under the WTO on imports of frozen beef from the United States.

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Secretary Perdue Partners with FFA to Support Next Generation of Leaders in Agriculture

| July 26, 2017

Washington, D.C. (press release)– U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will partner with National FFA to support youth, and prepare the workforce of tomorrow for unique careers in agriculture. Following their remarks, Secretary Perdue and CEO of the National FFA Organization, Mark Poeschl, signed a memorandum of understanding between USDA and National FFA.

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