House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway issued the following statement upon the confirmation of Governor Sonny Perdue as the 31st Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture.
On May 16, 2017, an initiative passed to ban all aerial pesticide applications for forestry in Lincoln County, Ore. The ballot measure passed by the narrow margin of 61 votes, and Lincoln County became the first county in the U.S. to ban aerial applications of pesticides by public vote. […]Read More »
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says the administration’s budget “may have missed the mark” when it comes to agricultural research funding, and he pledged to work to “right-size” that part of the budget for agriculture. Read moreRead More »