Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm Programming Radio Oklahoma Network  |  7401 N. Kelley Ave. Oklahoma City, OK 73111  |  (405) 841-3675  |  Fax: (405) 841-3674

advertisements
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Agricultural News


R Calf Promotes a Sonny Perdue- Charles Herbster Team at USDA to President Donald Trump

Sat, 04 Mar 2017 19:35:10 CST

R Calf Promotes a Sonny Perdue- Charles Herbster Team at USDA to President Donald Trump In a joint letter sent to President Donald J. Trump, several local, state and national cattle trade associations urge the appointment of Sonny Perdue as the nation's next Agriculture Secretary and Charles W. Herbster as his Deputy Secretary.


Perdue, a former governor of Georgia, previously practiced veterinary medicine and started three agriculture-related small businesses. Herbster, owner of Herbster Angus Farms in Falls City, Nebraska, is also a corn and soybean farmer as well as the owner of the manufacturing firm, Conklin Company, Inc. Herbster was appointed National Chairman of the Agriculture and Rural Advisory Committee for the Donald J. Trump campaign for President.


"The only way to improve upon the tremendous opportunity that Mr. Perdue will bring as your Secretary of Agriculture would be to include the entrepreneurial talents and production-agriculture knowledge of Charles W. Herbster on Mr. Perdue's executive team - as Mr. Perdue's Deputy Secretary," the groups told the president in their letter.


Although they did not specify what changes they want to see at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the groups made it clear they want Perdue and Herbster to lead American agriculture in a new direction.


The groups state, "We strongly believe that a combination of Mr. Perdue's leadership and Mr. Herbster's direct assistance will afford American agriculture the best opportunity for it to unleash its tremendous potential, which will undoubtedly result in an immediate boost to Rural America's ailing economy."


Signatories to the joint letter include R-CALF USA, Buckeye Quality Beef (Ohio), Cattle Producers of Louisiana, Cattle Producers of Washington, Independent Beef Association of North Dakota, Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska, Independent Cattlemen of Wyoming, Kansas Cattlemen's Association, Missouri's Best Beef Co-Op., Navajo County Cattlemen's Association (Arizona), New Mexico Cattle Growers Association, Northern Wisconsin Beef Producers Association, South Dakota Stockgrowers Association, and Spokane County Cattlemen (Washington).


To read the full letter, click here.



   


 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • Governor Mary Fallin Honors Outstanding Oklahomans for Their Service to the Agriculture Industry  Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:15:23 CDT
  • Miami's Mushroom Man Virgil Jurgensmeyer Honored by Governor for Outstanding Achievement in Ag  Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:39:46 CDT
  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids as of 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2017  Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:34:58 CDT
  • Wednesday Market Wrap-Up with Justin Lewis  Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:31:13 CDT
  • Wednesday Afternoon Market Wrap-Up with Carson Horn  Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:20:10 CDT
  • Oklahoma Cattlemen's Foundation Set to Distribute Fire Relief Funds Donated to Aid Cattlemen  Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:11:11 CDT
  • Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association Calls for 2017 'Cattleman of the Year' Nominations  Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:05:52 CDT
  • What's Bad for Brazil May be Good for US - Strategies the US Beef Industry Should be Considering  Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:02:39 CDT

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Livestock Exchange Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit P&K Equipment Oklahoma City Farm Show Stillwater Milling American Farmers & Ranchers KIS FUTURES, INC. Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com


       
       
    © 2008-2017 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup

    WebReady powered by WireReady® NSI