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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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Perdue celebrates beef in China

| July 3, 2017

MISSOURI — Friday, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, attended a Beijing Ceremony to celebrate the return of U.S. beef to China.

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Secretary Perdue to Travel to China to Mark Return of U.S. Beef

| June 27, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will travel to China this week, joining with U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, to formally mark the return of U.S. beef to the Chinese market after a 13-year hiatus.

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