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Trump Campaign Announces Agricultural Advisory Committee

“Saying he understands the critical role our nation’s agricultural community plays in feeding not only the country, but the world, Donald Trump has announced his new Agricultural Advisory Committee.” The committee is comprised of 64 individuals influential to agriculture.

Among those named are names familiar to SCPA including:

Rebeckah Adcock – CropLife, Senior Director, Government Affairs

Robert Aderholt – Congressman from Alabama; Chairman, Subcommittee on Agriculture

Gary Black – Commissioner Agriculture, Georgia

Mike Conaway – House Agriculture Chairman

Mary Fallin – Governor of Oklahoma

Eddie Fields – Senator, Oklahoma; Chair, Senate Agriculture and Rural Development Committee

Jim Gilmore – Former Governor of Virginia; Chairman of Report on Terrorism and Agro-Terrorism

Cindy Hyde-Smith – Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, Mississippi

Brent Jackson – State Senator, North Carolina

Charlotte Kelly – Tennessee cotton grower along with her husband (14,000 acres) plus operating a cotton gin processing 30,000 plus bales and a leader in the cotton industry

Sid Miller – Commissioner of Agriculture, Texas

Casey Murdock – State Senator, Oklahoma

Sonny Perdue – Former Governaor of Georgia

Rick Perry – Former Governor of Texas

Ryan Quarles – Commissioner of Agriculture, Kentucky

Jim Reese – Secretary of Agriculture for Gov. Mary Fallin of Oklahoma

Leslie Rutledge – Attorney General, Arkansas; Co-Chair of the National Association of Attorneys General Agriculture Committee and is married to a soybean producer

Dr. Mike Strain – Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry, Louisiana

Red Steagall – Official Cowboy Poet of Texas

Johnny Trotter – CEO of Bar-G, a 125,000 head feedlot operation, and farms 10,000 acres in Texas

John Wilkinson – Chairman, Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee, Georgia State Senate


To see the complete list of those on Trump’s Ag Advisory Committee, read David Eddy’s article.

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