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U.S. Ag Secretary Perdue On Farm Workforce, Water & NAFTA

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is on a West Coast tour.
On Tuesday (Feb. 13), he visited the World Ag Expo in Tulare, answering questions during a Town Hall. He then spoke with GV Wire, for the latest in our “Take 5” series.
Among the subjects Perdue discussed:

  • The future of NAFTA.
  • His thoughts on impending immigration bills and ensuring a reliable farm workforce.
  • Delivering on the Trump campaign’s promise for more water to Valley farmers.
  • Regulations that he says should be repealed.
  • And, his surprising answer as to who has better peaches: his home state of Georgia or Fresno County (where it is a Top 10 crop).

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David Taub has spent most of his career in journalism behind the scenes working as a TV assignment editor and radio producer. For more than a decade, he has worked in the Fresno market with such stops at KSEE-24, KMJ and Power Talk 96.7. Taub also worked the production and support side of some of TV sports biggest events including the Super Bowl, the NBA Finals and NASCAR to name a few. Taub graduated from the University of Michigan with dual degrees in communications and political science. You can contact David at 559-492-4037 or at Send an Email