Ag chief gets earful in Arkansas

State farmers air concerns about trade policy, safety net

Posted: January 20, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue (center) gets a tour of Brantley Farms from owner Dow Brantley on Friday at the farm in England during Perdue’s second visit to Arkansas.

Farmers, ranchers, timber men and others in the state's agriculture community had the ear of U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue for a couple of hours Friday, and they filled it.

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