DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey issued the following statement regarding the announcement that President-elect Trump will nominate former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue for U.S. Secretary of Agriculture:
“Governor Perdue has a very good reputation within the ag industry and I look forward to working with him as he leads USDA. He has a strong background in agriculture, having grown up on a farm, is a veterinarian and has worked in the agribusiness sector. USDA is a critically important partner for our Department and I’m excited to continue that strong working relationship around issues of animal health, soil conservation, water quality and many others.”
— Iowa Department of Agriculture
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