April 2017 Monthly Briefing Secretary Perdue Joins White House “Farmers Roundtable”
President Trump Issues Executive Order on Agriculture
The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture on April 25 joined President Trump for a “Farmers Roundtable” at the White House to address issues facing the American agriculture community, as the president signed an Executive Order establishing an Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity.
The roundtable discussion allowed representatives from all corners of American agriculture to raise concerns and share ideas, just as the task force begins its mission “to promote economic development and revitalization, job growth, infrastructure, innovation, and quality of life issues for rural America,” according to the president’s order.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue joined President Trump for a Farmers Roundtable at the White House to discuss improving American agriculture. Photo Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Click here to read the April 2017 special conference edition of the "Monthly Briefing" and learn more about these and other issues of interest to Western farmers and ranchers who rely upon irrigation:
Alan Mikkelsen Named Reclamation’s Deputy Commissioner
EPA to Use Two Rulemakings to Repeal and Replace WOTUS Rule
California Drought Declaration Lifted - First 100% CVP-wide Allocation Since 2006
Hydropower Relicensing Reform Underway
Paul Arrington Named New IWUA Executive Director
Solving Water Challenges Through Public-Private Partnerships
EPW Committee Passes Bipartisan Conservation Bill
Judge Lifts Injunction on Lower Yellowstone
Ryan Names Kiel Weaver New Energy and Environment Advisor
Congress Turns to Tax Reform—Alliance, Coalition will Push to Fight Municipal Bond Restrictions
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