Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue came to the Farm Progress Show on Wednesday. Before he toured the grounds, he tested a Case IH quadtrac on the demonstration area north of the showgrounds.
Max Armstrong and Orion Samuelson of This Week in Agribusiness interviewed Sonny Perdue at the Farm Progress Show's hospitality building.
Sonny Perdue toured the Farm Progress showgrounds with a caravan of golf carts.
Perdue said, “I better take this,” when he received a call from President Donald Trump while on stage. He then held his phone on speaker to the mic while Trump gave a short talk.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue gave a press conference to dozens of U.S. and international journalists to address questions relating to tariffs and disaster relief.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says ethanol refinery waivers are being revisited by the Trump administration following an outcry over a jump in the number of refinery exemptions.