USDA Secretary Perdue at NASDA Annual Meeting

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) kicked off its virtual annual meeting Monday with comments from USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue, and a virtual presentation of the NASDA Ambassadors Circle Award to him.

NASDA President and North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Doug Goehring hosted the conversation with Secretary Perdue, who discussed how USDA has responded to COVID-19 impacts on farmers and ranchers and answered questions from NASDA members.

Secretary Perdue also commented on the announcement that USDA will extend free meals for kids through the end of this year.

Listen here:
NASDA and Secretary Perdue (27:25)