Perdue says farmer aid package still a work in progress

Politics 05/15/19, 21:43

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Wednesday that his agency is still "in the throes of constructing" an aid package for farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs, but he did not say when it will be ready. Perdue, speaking to reporters from South Korea, said the Agriculture Department is reviewing feedback from producers ...

Perdue barbecues to sell Japanese on buying more US beef

Business 05/13/19, 02:49

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has picked up his barbeque tongs to convey his message to Japan: Buy more American beef. Perdue said Monday that as a top consumer of U.S. beef, Japan should treat the U.S. fairly. He said he hoped President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...

Donald Trump signs $867B farm bill with ‘Green Acres’ parody video

Politics 12/20/18, 16:59

President Donald Trump has signed a massive $867 billion farm bill that reauthorizes agriculture and conservation programs without any cuts to the food stamp program. With 'Green Acres' parody video The former reality-TV star took to Twitter to announce that “Farm Bill signing in 15 minutes!” and linked a video he and Megan Mullally had made ...

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