NAFTA Renegotiations Continue Despite Government Shutdown

Politics | Thomas Phippen

‘We’re reaching the danger zone right now’

Why The Ag Secretary Doesn't Want To Restrict Candy From Food Stamps

US | Thomas Phippen
Are potato chips junk food? (Photo: ValeStock / Shutterstock.com

‘That’s a slippery slope’

Ag Secretary: No One In Real America Cares About Trump's Tweets

Politics | Thomas Phippen
Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue arrives for a meeting with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York, U.S., November 30, 2016. (REUTERS/Mike Segar)

‘Those are not the things that are on the mind of the American people’

Ag Secretary Goes All In To Save NAFTA

US | Thomas Phippen
U.S. President Donald Trump shows a signed executive order next to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue during a roundtable discussion with farmers at the White House in Washington, U.S. April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘He’s concerned about American agriculture’

One Government Agency Created A $23,000 App To Help Employees Not Break The Law

US | Thomas Phippen
U.S. President Donald Trump shows a signed executive order next to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue during a roundtable discussion with farmers at the White House in Washington, U.S. April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘Firm commitment to … ethical behavior in keeping with President Trump’s ethics pledge’

Report: Pence And A Dozen Trump Cabinet Members Attend Weekly Bible Study

Politics | Thomas Phippen
U.S. President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania, Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence attend a church services at the National Cathedral in Washington, U.S., January 21, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTSWP11

‘They are so teachable; they’re so noble; they’re so learned’

Farmer Fined $2.8 Million Asks Trump Administration For Relief

US | Tim Pearce
A worker uses a tractor to spray a field of crops during crop-eating armyworm invation at a farm in Settlers, northern province of Limpopo, South Africa, February 8,2017. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

‘Relief from Obama-era overreach’

Agriculture Groups Worried About Retaliation In NAFTA Negotiations

US | Thomas Phippen
Farmer standing in a wheat field and looking at personal tablet. [Shutterstock - PointImages - 277037870]

‘Agriculture is always used as a retaliatory measure’

America Will Start Selling Rice In China, For Some Reason

US | Thomas Phippen
Rice farmers (Shutterstock/Bplanet)

All the rice in China apparently isn’t enough

China Will Start Sending Poultry To The US And People Are Getting Worried

US | Thomas Phippen
Chickens feed from a row of feed bins at a farm in Fairmont, North Carolina June 10, 2014. (Reuters/Randall Hill)

‘Trade always trumps public health’

Perdue Wants To Loosen Strict Obama School Lunch Standards

US | Tim Pearce
Secretary of Agriculture nominee Sonny Perdue is sworn in at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S. March 23, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein)

‘Kids aren’t eating the food’

Trump's Rural Internet Initiative Could Cost $80 Billion

US | Thomas Phippen
Half of the wheat dumped in this trailer will be exported out of the country (Photo: Shutterstock/oticki)

‘Our suspicion is the president’s plan won’t be sufficient’

USDA Takes Emergency Action In Drought-Stricken States

US | Tim Pearce
Secretary of Agriculture nominee Sonny Perdue is sworn in at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S. March 23, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein)

‘It’s the right thing for us to do’

America Bans Imports Of Brazilian Beef After Rancid Meat Found

US | Thomas Phippen
spoiled raw beef steaks (Photo: Shutterstock/HamsterMan)

Officials found millions of pounds of unsafe Brazilian beef since March

Trump's Cabinet Encourages Georgia Republicans To Vote Even If They Dislike The President

Politics | Thomas Phippen
Donald Trump at the NBCUNIVERSAL 2015 Winter TCA Press Tour at The Langham Huntington Hotel. Joe Seer/Shutterstock.

‘Some Republicans may even be turned off by our president’

America One Step Closer To Selling Beef In China Again

US | Thomas Phippen
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 8: A steak of Argentine beef is put on the grill of a barbecue restaurant in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 08 November 2000. Argentina is famous for the quality of its beef, one of the main exports of the country. The European Commission proposed Wednesday to set up a Europe-wide food authority tasked with ensuring the health safety of food products from "the farm to the dinner table'. The proposal coincided with growing fears in France, and elsewhere in Europe, over mad cow disease that has led to a sharp loss of consumer confidence in food products. (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MENDEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

‘They’ll want more of it’

Ag Secretary Implies Crop Insurance Is Fraud, Farm Group Leader Says 'False'

US | Tim Pearce
Secretary of Agriculture nominee Sonny Perdue is sworn in at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S. March 23, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein)

‘Crop insurance is vital to American agriculture’