OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Grain and Feed Assoc., Oklahoma Agribusiness Retailers Assoc., Oklahoma Seed Trade Assoc. and Oklahoma Wheat Growers Assoc. commend the nomination of Governor Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture.
“The above organizations commend President-elect Donald Trump on his ‘outstanding’ choice of former two-term Georgia Governor George ‘Sonny’ Perdue to serve as the next U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. He is the owner of three agribusiness and transportation firms serving farmers and ranchers across the Southeast.
“He was the first Republican elected Governor in Georgia and served two terms. He was raised on a row-crop and dairy farm.
“Governor Perdue is an accomplished , innovative, problem-solving and proven public servant, and is an excellent choice to serve as Secretary of Agriculture. He will be an advocate for production agriculture, agriculture trade, agriculture job growth, regulatory reform, and economic vitality for rural America. He possesses common sense, experience and sound policy-making qualities that will serve him extremely well in this position.
“Thank you, President -elect Trump, for this excellent choice.”
The OGFA, OARA and OSTA represent the interests of the state’s grain, feed, seed, fertilizer, ag chemical, and ag retail industry. OWGA represents the interests of the state’s wheat producers and affiliated entities. Their office is located in Enid , Oklahoma. Joe Neal Hampton serves as their Chief Executive Officer.
–OGFA, OARA and OSTA
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