Farm Progress America, August 30, 2017

Max Armstrong looks at the reaction to Sam Clovis named as Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics at USDA.

Max Armstrong talks about more than 50 groups that are protesting the appointment of Sam Clovis to USDA to work as Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics at USDA. The groups sent a letter to the Senate complaining about the nominee's background, and claim he lacks a background in science.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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