Sonny Perdue

Ivanka Trump, right, and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, left, speak with a farming family during a visit to the North Carolina State Farmers Market in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

USDA Secretary in hot water for talking politics on a work trip

In today’s Federal Newscast, a cabinet secretary gets a bill and a slap on the wrist for a recent alleged Hatch Act violation.

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Neil Gorsuch, Sonny Perdue

Pandemic intensified need for agriculture innovation, USDA secretary says

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USDA relocation

‘Never suggested we would not lose expertise,’ USDA says of upcoming relocation

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USDA relocation

USDA relocation could cut existing ERS, NIFA workforces in half

Roughly 57% of employees given relocation notices at the Economic Research Service and 67% of such employees at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture…

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USDA relocation

Employees at USDA’s Economic Research Service may choose to not follow their agency to Kansas City

In today’s Federal Newscast, the new local union at the Agriculture Department’s Economic Research Service estimate four out of five employees will decline…

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Sgt. Sarah Anderson, USMC

Updated AI plan calls for more public-private partnerships

The Trump administration’s national research and development AI plan has set a goal to focus more on collaboration between government and private sector.

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