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Texas Cattle Raisers Applaud Confirmation of Gov. Perdue


Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association president Richard Thorpe issued the following statement in response to the confirmation of Gov. Sonny Perdue as the next Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA):
“On behalf of Texas’ cattle raisers and ranchers, I am pleased to welcome Secretary Perdue to his new post. His knowledge and experience within the agriculture industry, combined with his record of success as the governor of Georgia give me great confidence that he is the right person to lead USDA. We look forward to working with Secretary Perdue to ensure a bright future for Texas cattle raisers.”