by Ken Root
Finally news almost everyone in the Ag sector has been wanting to hear. Who would become the next Agriculture Secretary? Around 8 o’clock central time last night, multiple news outlets including sources close to Sonny Perdue confirmed Trump would pick him to head the USDA.
Sonny Purdue is a conservative southern republican. As governor of Georgia, he was pro-agriculture and pro-business. He questioned the U.S. immigration policy.