Farm Progress America, October 11, 2017

Max Armstrong offers an update on one USDA appointee who has yet to have a background.

Max Armstrong looks at the appointment of Sam Clovis to the position of Undersecretary of agriculture for research, education and economics. The nomination has drawn criticism from Democrats, but also given pause to some Republicans as well. Clovis is a vocal talk show host, a critic of some key issues in ag including crop insurance. Max looks at issues surrounding the appointment.

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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