Hearing

Full Committee – Public Hearing RE: State of the Rural Economy: Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 – 10:00 a.m. 


1300 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C.
Full Committee – Public Hearing
RE: State of the Rural Economy: Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue

Upon announcing the hearing, Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway issued the following statement:

“The farm economy is in the midst of a four-year, 50-percent decline, and it is against that backdrop that Governor Sonny Perdue was confirmed as the 31st United States Secretary of Agriculture. Secretary Perdue will share his perspective on the economic outlook in rural America along with his vision for USDA and the role it will play in ensuring that our country continues to enjoy the safest, most abundant, and most affordable food supply in the world.”

Witness List
Panel I
The Honorable Sonny Perdue, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

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