Fiscal Year 2019 Agriculture Budget Request

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue testified before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the agency’s fiscal year 2019 budget request. Secretary Perdue said… read more

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue testified before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the agency’s fiscal year 2019 budget request. Secretary Perdue said there was “concern and anxiety” in the farm community over trade disruptions, commodity prices, and recent natural disasters. He said negotiations are the best method for easing trade tensions between the U.S. and China. In addition, Secretary Perdue added that he was pleased with China’s willingness to talk, referring to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s pledge to lower import tariffs on vehicles and other products. Other topics addressed included the crop insurance program, NAFTA negotiations, and disaster aid for farmers and ranchers. close

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Fiscal Year 2019 Agriculture Budget Request

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Program ID:
443751-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
SD-138, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 11, 2018 | 10:34am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
May 16, 2018 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 11, 2018 | 10:34am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Apr 12, 2018 | 1:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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