Ag Department nominee Perdue facing more delays

US Agriculture Secretary Nominee Sonny Perdue. Image source: NBC News.

WASHINGTON, DC — Farm groups are pushing the U.S. Senate to vote on Sonny Perdue’s confirmation as Agriculture secretary this week before senators go on an extended break, but the odds of Perdue getting cleared before the Easter break seem slim. The Senate is expected to spend the entire week grappling with the nomination of federal… Continue reading Ag Department nominee Perdue facing more delays

Ask Committee leaders to remove King Amendment from the Farm Bill

The Farm Bill generally covers five years. Congress did not get it done last year. They seem determined to get it done before they adjourn for their annual August break this year. We need to act fast. Why? Please keep reading, and start calling! The recently passed House version of the bill 2013 Farm Bill… Continue reading Ask Committee leaders to remove King Amendment from the Farm Bill