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05 Mar 2017 
Trump Expects 'Big Outcomes' From His Alternative To Lead USDA


CHICAGO U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has left the agriculture secretary because the last department head to be named to his Cupboard, whereas a meeting with the chief executives of two agribusiness giants gave a touch at a roster of farm points the incoming president will face. Trump met on Wednesday with the leaders of Monsanto Co (MON.N) and Bayer AG (), who pitched the benefits of their proposed $66 billion merger. While vital of different giant tie-ups, Trump has not publicly taken a stance on the Bayer-Monsanto deal. The secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will not approve or reject the merger but will face the problem of business consolidation. Vilsack, sixty six, served as head of the U.S. Agriculture Division for eight years and earlier than that was governor of Iowa.


Trump met on Wednesday with the leaders of Monsanto Co (MON.N) and Bayer AG (), who pitched the benefits of their proposed $sixty six billion merger. While essential of different giant tie-ups, Trump has not publicly taken a stance on the Bayer-Monsanto deal. The secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is not going to approve or reject the merger but will face the issue of business consolidation. Vilsack, 66, served as head of the U.S. Agriculture Department for eight years and before that was governor of Iowa.


Agriculture depends heavily on seasonal and informal labor and farmers are concerned tough immigration guidelines could influence availability of staff and add to costs. Trump has raised tensions on the issue of immigration when he promised to build a wall to cease the stream of immigrants throughout the Mexican-U.S. border. The official gave no other particulars about Trump's alternative for agriculture secretary, one of the few remaining posts Trump has to fill as he assumes the White House on Jan.


Trade, environmental regulation and the 2018 federal farm bill are additionally expected to be on the prime of the farm agenda once Trump takes workplace Jan. How Trump responds on those issues - and who he picks to steer the USDA - could decide whether he is able to preserve the sturdy rural assist he demonstrated within the Nov. Some committee members informed Reuters they've legname had conferences with Trump and his advisers, and have recommended attainable nominees to assist outline the kind of person who should lead the department. Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue is Trump's leading candidate to run the division, a senior Trump transition group official mentioned last week.


He has also met with Abel Maldonado, former lieutenant governor of California and co-proprietor of Runway Vineyards; Tim Huelskamp, Republican U.S. representative from Kansas; and Sid Miller, Texas agriculture commissioner. Agriculture relies heavily on seasonal and casual labor and farmers are concerned tough immigration rules might make it more durable to search out employees while elevating costs.