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Forest Service spending on fire suppression in recent years has gone from 15 percent of the budget to 55 percent – or maybe even more – which means we have to keep borrowing from funds that are intended for forest management.feedback
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Sep 15 2017
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Sonny Perdue quotes

Jun 13 2017

While we are bragging about international travel I just got back from Mississippi and they like you there.feedback

Jun 12 2017 - Trump Presidency

I just got back from Mississippi and they love you there.feedback

Jun 06 2017

Just in the spirit of democracy, let's all get involved and do our part, whether it's planting the plants or hosting a beehive just as Mrs. Pence has done here.feedback

Jun 05 2017 - World Trade Organization

I made it very clear that the Class 7 designation we felt was unfair, undercutting this (U.S.) industry that grew up south of the border. ... The quick win would be to do away with Class 7 milk, which we think is a very unfair, underhanded circumvention of WTO (World Trade Organization).feedback

May 24 2017 - Republican Party

I don't know that your priorities are much different from my priorities for USDA. I think your comments are essentially irrefutable.feedback

May 24 2017 - Snapchat

I don't think there's any reason to try to sugar coat this. I've communicated with our team at USDA and just said 'look, when times are tough we just dig down and do more' – and that's what we will do here.feedback

May 24 2017 - Snapchat

Obviously, some may see this as a glass half full. I see this as an opportunity to demonstrate to the American people that we can do more with less – and we will do more with less.feedback

May 19 2017 - NAFTA

I tried to demonstrate to him that in the agricultural market, sometimes words like 'withdraw' or 'terminate' can have a major impact on markets.feedback

May 12 2017

If kids aren't eating the food, and it's ending up in the trash, they aren't getting any nutrition – thus undermining the intent of the program.feedback

May 02 2017

If kids aren't eating the food, and it's ending up in the trash, they aren't getting any nutrition - thus undermining the intent of the programme. The school is compliant with the whole-grain requirements, but no one is eating the grits. That doesn't make any sense.feedback

May 01 2017 - Trump Presidency

If kids aren't eating the food, and it's ending up in the trash, they aren't getting any nutrition – thus undermining the intent of the program. A perfect example is in the south, where the schools want to serve grits. But the whole grain variety has little black flakes in it, and the kids won't eat it. The school is compliant with the whole grain requirements, but no one is eating the grits. That doesn't make any sense. I've got 14 grandchildren, and there is no way that I would propose something if I didn't think it was good, healthful, and the right thing to do.feedback

Apr 25 2017 - Climate change

The jury is still out on whether humans are causing climate change.feedback

Mar 23 2017

As a member of the administration, I view this budget similar to what as governor [I experienced with cuts]. I look forward to engaging this USDA federal workforce in and inspiring them that we can do more. Obviously it takes some money in many of these areas, and I promise you I will be a strong and tenacious advocate for that.feedback

Mar 23 2017

I am absolutely committed to look for a way that can give immediate and temporary relief even prior to the '18 farm bill. We've also got to be mindful obviously of budget periods as well. So it has to be within the parameters to meet the budget as well.feedback

Mar 23 2017

If confirmed, I will work for agriculture producers and consumers to let this administration...know what's important to America. I think the president understands that many of his votes came from the areas that you referred to.feedback

Mar 23 2017

In Georgia, agriculture is one area where Democrats and Republicans consistently reached across the aisle and work together.feedback

Mar 08 2017

My first goal as governor is to restore public trust in state government by changing the culture of state government. Our form of government depends on a mutual bond of trust between the people and their government. But people have become cynical about their government.feedback

Jan 19 2017

I'm going to champion the concerns of American agriculture and work tirelessly to solve the issues facing our farm families in this new role.feedback

Jan 18 2017

If I could choose my legacy it would be the epithet that he made government work. That's really what I've focused on. It's not some big monument.feedback

Dec 07 2016

It was a business meeting, with a CEO interviewing an applicant for a job.feedback

Dec 07 2016

I think they kind of slowly let this stuff out to see what bubbles up. That's part of the process.feedback

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