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31st Secretary @USDA. Husband, Father of 4, Big Buddy to 14 grandchildren. #Farmer, #Veteran, #Veterinarian, former two-term Gov. of GA.

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This is a good time to celebrate recreational opportunities on @forestservice lands. https://t.co/dCAyM3dGSVTOMORROW, @forestservice will provide free access to all national forests for #NationalPublicLandsDay. Encourage al… https://t.co/21zmyiJMCUToday we celebrated the downlisting of the red-cockaded woodpecker @FortBenning. The partnership btwn @USDA,… https://t.co/9i5fSbLJEyLooking forward to seeing @PatDonahoeArmy this morning @FortBenning along with @SecBernhardt for a special announce… https://t.co/TNUxEUy3XMWe hope farmers and community leaders will join us in expanding knowledge of safe practices not just during… https://t.co/prwQXrgT05For all the farm families starting weeks of long days and nights riding in tractors, combines and grain trucks, wor… https://t.co/44bu5hBgsU
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9/25
2020
Farming isn't always the safest profession - we need to improve safety & pursue initiatives that create healthier w… https://t.co/WqFUhpdQ4m
9/24
2020
Charlie Morton, Squad Boss for the Big Bear Interagency Hotshot Crew of the @SanBernardinoNF, was tragically killed… https://t.co/waIxLoJVdD
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny Perdue"The role of government is to facilitate technological advances and not hinder them," says @SecretarySonny at… https://t.co/C3M9q3V6bm
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueI finished out the day #OnTheGround with @SecretarySonny and @chrischinn at the grand opening of @BensonHillInc in… https://t.co/05FlZIIteH
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny Perdue“Consumers are becoming more sophisticated – we must continue to develop more products that meet their needs for fl… https://t.co/O2RdjjzRfZ
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueHonor to have @SecretarySonny join me today answering questions from IL farmers on USMCA, MFP, ethanol, and more. H… https://t.co/NKnErAlZW3
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9/22
2020
“Food is health – and we think we can go farther through the combination of data science joining with advanced gene… https://t.co/Wf9nNfubyU
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny Perdue.@ILFBPres joined other farmers in talking with @SecretarySonny and @RodneyDavis about agriculture issues at today'… https://t.co/ek6fuxivxO
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueAlways good to get out into the heartland to talk to the folks of American agriculture. Plenty of topics discussed… https://t.co/rsRXzEAZCf @SecretarySonny with Larry and Diana Beaty at their farm today. About an hour's worth of questions from those in a… https://t.co/rb1jCN0uL5
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueToday @RD_Illinois State Director Douglas Wilson is attending an agriculture meeting with @RodneyDavis and @USDAhttps://t.co/pGWCby9l6C
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueWith @RodneyDavis in Springfield for a Farmers to Families Food Box distribution event. This program has been suppo… https://t.co/UJ8vWh5XrVI am #OnTheGround at the Beaty Farm in Rochester, Illinois where @SecretarySonny and @RodneyDavis are answering loc… https://t.co/UzcNzKxQQx
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny Perdue🚨🚨 @USDANutrition is extending WIC waivers for the duration of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Read more here: https://t.co/MV7MRahuen
9/21
2020
The life of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is so uniquely American. She is a shining example of what you can… https://t.co/3milv2hfOA
9/19
2020
America’s ag communities are resilient, but still face many challenges due to COVID-19. @realDonaldTrump is once ag… https://t.co/iT0qytPaDC.@DepSecSteve’s roots are in ag & he is one of the best & most professional public servants America has. I personal… https://t.co/kwWFglvzzF
9/18
2020
US soybean sales to China top 2.6 million MT in first half of Sept! Not only that, but today @USDAForeignAg reports… https://t.co/hWNnABZi0sThese contract awards will go to vendors who submitted the strongest proposals. The high level of interest and qual… https://t.co/Xlc8zYnsAwAsk anyone and you will find @ConawayTX11 is a man of integrity, faith, and action. Mike, it's been an honor and… https://t.co/vQd9zQO5fe.@USDA is now at over 90 million Farmers to Families Food Boxes delivered! These boxes have helped an incredible n… https://t.co/oaigOq6Avj
9/17
2020
We have assistance programs available for residents & agricultural producers affected by recent wildfires, includin… https://t.co/3C8xpnqEpb
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny Perdue#FarmersToFamilies Making a difference in real time! @SecretarySonny @USDA_AMS @donleefarms https://t.co/vIm6sWeuhM
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9/16
2020
Ready to watch @realDonaldTrump sign the historic Abraham Accords with @EsperDoD, @SecElaineChao, @SecretarySonny,… https://t.co/fO9wCcTAAN
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueWe have programs that provide assistance in the wake of disasters and stand ready to help ag producers & residents… https://t.co/941ML6mmGe
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9/15
2020
The @USDA has 7,000 personnel assigned to the fires raging across the West. We are grateful for their bravery and f… https://t.co/BC2EenOVobToday, Western Hemisphere agriculture leaders issued a statement expressing their commitment to keep trade flowing… https://t.co/9FHcEIvv0f
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueAt the virtual G-20 mtg last wk, Western Hemisphere #agriculture leaders voiced our commitment to keeping #trade fl… https://t.co/9ppks7uMWv#NationalFireNews: Large fire activity continues across several western states where 94 large fires have burned 4.6… https://t.co/il6Z744a6H
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueToday firefighters will be using unmanned aerial systems or drones to assess fire conditions from the air. We are h… https://t.co/89GUXKkyq0
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueThank you Ambassador Branstad for your lifetime of service to advance American agriculture both at home and abroad.… https://t.co/QhAryFQO3G
9/14
2020
.@IvankaTrump and @SecretarySonny visited a North Carolina farmers market this week to promote the Farmers to Famil… https://t.co/s73z2lpIAd
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9/13
2020
Thanks to the support from @realDonaldTrump and @RepDavidRouzer the work of @ATMCconnect, more than 17,000 Pender C… https://t.co/NAzAUMi1JdGod Bless the heroes who lost their lives and the families affected forever. May we never forget this fateful day. https://t.co/cBsi6qr51r
9/11
2020
Visited the North Carolina State Farmers Market w/ @IvankaTrump @RepDavidRouzer & @NCAgriculture Commissioner Troxl… https://t.co/H4xZFv2h7QThe Byrd Family owns and operates their seventh generation farm here in Harnett County. Thanks for showing me and… https://t.co/4kcn7dKxlhFarmers, ranchers & communities affected by Hurricane #Laura may be eligible for assistance through a variety of USDA programs
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueGetting out of DC and sitting down with farmers is my favorite part of the job. Joined @RepRichHudson and… https://t.co/0kJTzFjPKuBroadband connectivity is a necessity in the 21st world. We’re here in North Carolina today w/ @RepRichHudson &… https://t.co/pmKWQvIynmThis morning, I was pleased to join @SecretarySonny & @GovBillLee to announce a nearly $10 million grant to help cl… https://t.co/xObM8wnLvY
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueThank you, @POTUS and @SecretarySonny for investing nearly $10 million to provide high-speed broadband internet ser… https://t.co/f1gVfuKO6R
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9/10
2020
Fishermen and lobstermen can sign-up for relief starting on September 14, 2020
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny Perdue.@realDonaldTrump is standing with America’s lobstermen and fisherman who have been affected by unjustified retalia… https://t.co/MNAxrwDmqh
9/9
2020
Forest Service Temporarily Closes Eight National Forests in California, Adds Prohibitions in Others… https://t.co/NIAFdpVQGI
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueUSDA is committed to ensuring that the people of Louisiana can get the food they need as they recover from the hurr… https://t.co/1DxhiyHVAn
9/8
2020
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Ice serves his country in the @forestservice, protecting Americans from people… https://t.co/CD8Zw9wKdz
9/7
2020
@GovRicketts @SecretarySonny and I toured Heartland Foodbank and discussed the positive impact the USDA's Farmers t… https://t.co/cTwx6zhyV6
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueThank you Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue for coming to Nebraska! Great discussions today at the University o… https://t.co/wlH4mmQf9u
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9/5
2020
Today @SecretarySonny, @DonJBacon & @GovRicketts visited our facility to see our Farmers to Family food boxes progr… https://t.co/paUx6XXmfT
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueIt was an honor to host @SecretarySonny - thank you for supporting Nebraska’s family farmers and ranchers who help… https://t.co/fFJWh5Oiru
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueStopped by the @Food4Heartland in Omaha with @RepDonBacon and @GovRicketts to see the great work they are doing to… https://t.co/QPpsGsKmxnNebraskans are some of the most innovative and productive agricultural producers in the world. It was great to hear… https://t.co/ochbY5O7wgUniversities like @UNLincoln help us fulfill our motto to “Do Right and Feed Everyone” Had a great tour & discussio… https://t.co/vHdIvzz2JS.@GovRicketts is a true leader for Nebraska and I look forward to continue working together conserving and managing… https://t.co/bWevKEBg0k
9/4
2020
Next #HomegrownWeek stop: Ellsworth! I visited @eagles_catch, an aquaculture facility specializing in tilapia produ… https://t.co/k4Ak6eJbJJ
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueEntrepreneurs like Joe Sweeney @Eagles_Catch help drive prosperity in rural America and create jobs. Toured my firs… https://t.co/5729GkkResScience and technology are critical tools for farmers and ranchers to produce more food with less inputs – to feed… https://t.co/uM35ktSYMh.@realDonaldTrump has already demonstrated his support for Iowans by immediately approving Iowa’s disaster declarat… https://t.co/Ho7EsYz6RMTaking off with @SecretarySonny, @IowaNatGuard, @SenJoniErnst, and @IADeptAG to tour storm damage following… https://t.co/HEvdrO37Le
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueTouring Stolee Family Farm and their CREP Wetland to hear directly from farmers and leaders of the ag industry abou… https://t.co/zMn3DHIHWJ
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueThe extent of damage to crops, equipment, facilities, and the ag sector as a whole from the recent derecho is devas… https://t.co/ZG4NM7rwruThe Derecho hit Iowa hard. With @SenJoniErnst, @KimReynoldsIA, & @MikeNaigIA today seeing the damage firsthand.… https://t.co/dd5Rm56xGG#China continues to contract for large deliveries of US #corn this fall & winter, agreeing to buy almost 10 MMT so… https://t.co/njWOAAr0JaI sat down with Jon Entine, from @GeneticLiteracy, to talk about innovation in agriculture. America’s farmers and r… https://t.co/u5Aidgx5yF
9/3
2020
Tune in to tomorrow’s episode of The Sonnyside of the Farm to hear from Jon Entine of @GeneticLiteracy – talking ho… https://t.co/rH0eExWiVDI make it a point to hear firsthand from farmers across the country the issues and concerns they are facing. Today… https://t.co/TbDTBUQqdKMore than 130 specialty crops are eligible for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. @USDA is accepting applicat… https://t.co/jCNX4mBM64Farmers & ranchers: You are the backbone of our nation, and at @USDA, we are here to provide critical support as yo… https://t.co/uC6iV6Scy3This opportunity zone investment in Early Branch, SC will help advance American Agtech research to ensure America c… https://t.co/TNWpxxhORe
9/2
2020
.@USDA is extending free meals for kids through December 31, 2020. As our nation reopens and people return to work,… https://t.co/d2GawTW6BEThis extension of summer program authority will employ summer program sponsors to ensure meals are reaching all chi… https://t.co/S9etacKg8mU.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced at Bonaire Elementary in Houston County that all students nati… https://t.co/v1Bn1Ynvby
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueToday, @FCC, @HHSgov, & @USDA announced the Rural Telehealth Initiative, a joint effort to collaborate & share info… https://t.co/VJuWma0PlT
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny Perdue.@HHSGov, @USDA, and @FCC just teamed up on the Rural Telehealth Initiative to help ensure rural America has access… https://t.co/bVOfKiu0hP
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueIncreasing access to quality telehealth services is critical especially now that COVID-19 has presented new challen… https://t.co/PKnuAE67FZ#NEW USDA @SecretarySonny extends free meals program for ALL kids through Dec 31st. BUT Perdue does warn the exten… https://t.co/tUXAMQJN0Y
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9/1
2020
Today at Bonaire Elementary School in Georgia I announced USDA will extend free school meals for kids through Decem… https://t.co/jRJ4Q61ivbThis unprecedented move will help ensure – no matter what the situation is on-the-ground – children have access to… https://t.co/JClWUcMHvk
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8/31
2020
Local nonprofit partners in Nevada are engaging in ongoing distribution of Farmers to Families Food Boxes to folks… https://t.co/y2C7J6RBwj
8/29
2020
Taiwan’s decision today to ease restrictions on US pork & beef imports is another example of President… https://t.co/MfvTzRMuIy
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueThe USDA Forest Service continues to battle wildfires in the #NorthernComplex on the @USFSPlumas in Northern CA. Th… https://t.co/OsrglNuXMz
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueTwo weeks left to apply for @USDA’s #CFAP. Applications will be accepted through September 11 for direct support to… https://t.co/7RdMNRiiA3
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueFrom urban centers to remote villages, the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box has delivered over 75 MILLION boxes of… https://t.co/8fDcTJi5T7
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny Perdue🚨🚨🚨 @USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program Reaches 75 Million Boxes Delivered! We’re working harder than eve… https://t.co/3Nbc7ko3SMEncouraging news out of #Taiwan: Big step toward expanded mkt access for US #beef & #pork consistent w/ science-bas… https://t.co/PeQT20XCZ2
8/28
2020
Iowa resident may be eligible for food assistance after the #Derecho
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueToday, the USDA Forest Service is proud to support the launch of the U.S. Chapter of @1t_org and join the… https://t.co/KSGZEjwsVf
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8/27
2020
“A dog doesn’t care if you’re rich or poor, educated or illiterate, clever or dull. Give him your heart and he will… https://t.co/UPBuzwH3pgIt's time to learn the ABCs... of Specialty Crops! Assistance is available for many specialty crops through the C… https://t.co/6DTrhkM1CH
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerdueFlorida has distributors committed to purchase and deliver over 6.9 million Farmers to Families food boxes across t… https://t.co/R3829sdRwP
8/26
2020
Joined @GovernorGordon to sign a Shared Stewardship Agreement between @forestservice & Wyoming today. This will str… https://t.co/tg7dRaoji7I’m so proud of @USDA for designing this program in record time. With this additional up to $1 billion in funding,… https://t.co/CTWV7vrRDqWe stand ready to help communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses in the path of Tropical Sto… https://t.co/vbo7AGwQ3U
Retweeted by Sec. Sonny PerduePresident @realDonaldTrump is committing an additional $1 BILLION to the Farmers to Families Food Box Program!… https://t.co/KTdbcZPla3
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8/25
2020

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