USDA Secretary Perdue Announces Agency Reorg and New Emphasis on Trade

May, 11, 2017

On the banks of the Ohio River today in Cincinnati, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that he will reorganize his Department, adding a new Undersecretary of Trade position as was directed in the 2014 Farm Bill, a change which IL Corn supported. The timing was perfect as we are celebration May as World Trade Month. Remember that 38% of your corn production is destined for markets outside our state lines. Listen to this audio update for details and a statement recorded live from the event.