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USDA Announces Support for Farmers Impacted by Unjustified Retaliation and Trade Disruption

23 May 2019
(Washington, D.C., May 23, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will take several actions to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation and trade disruption. President Trump directed Secretary Perdue to craft a relief strategy to support Americ...

USDA Forest Service and State of Utah sign Shared Stewardship Agreement

22 May 2019
(Salt Lake City, Utah, May 22, 2019) — Today, Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, joined Utah State Governor, Gary R. Herbert, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service Chief, Vicki Christiansen, and Intermountain Regional Forester, Nora Rasure, to sign an agreement between the Forest Service and the State of Utah focused on shared stewards...

Secretary Perdue visits his 50th State

22 May 2019
(Salt Lake City, Utah, May 22, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today stepped foot in Utah making it his 50th state visited since becoming Secretary just over two years ago. Since then, he has traveled more than 100,000 miles, held nearly 200 townhall discussions and visited nearly 100 farms across the country listening to America...

Statement on Support for Farmers

21 May 2019
From a USDA Spokesperson: “Details on the new farming support program will be forthcoming shortly, but we want to be clear that the program is being designed to avoid skewing planting decisions one way or another. Farmers should continue to make their planting and production decisions with the current market signals in mind, rather than some expect...

Secretary Perdue Statement on the Removal of Section 232 Tariffs

17 May 2019
(Washington, D.C., May 17, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released the following statement after the Section 232 Tariffs were removed from Canada and Mexico:
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