Statement from Perry Aasness on the nomination of former Governor Sonny Perdue for agriculture secretary
Saint Paul – The Minnesota AgriGrowth Council Executive Director Perry Aasness released the following statement today, in response to the nomination of former Governor Sonny Perdue for agriculture secretary:
“We are glad that the agriculture secretary has been nominated – it is an important position for our industry.
“We look forward to learning more about former Governor Perdue’s vision for how to enhance US agriculture, strengthen rural America and expand market opportunities for Minnesota and US agriculture abroad.”
The Minnesota AgriGrowth Council is a nonprofit, nonpartisan member organization representing the agriculture and food systems industry. Formed in 1968, AgriGrowth’s strategic approach to public policy advocacy, issues management and collaboration seeks to foster long-term sustainability, competitiveness, and business growth.