Secretary of Agriculture

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Noun1.Secretary of Agriculture - the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Agriculture; "the first Secretary of Agriculture was Norman J. Colman, who was appointed by Cleveland"
secretary - a person who is head of an administrative department of government
2.Secretary of Agriculture - the position of the head of the Department of Agriculture; "the post of Secretary of Agriculture was established in 1889"
secretaryship - the position of secretary
United States Cabinet, US Cabinet - a board to advise the President; members are the secretaries of executive departments; the United States constitution does not provide for the cabinet
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or swine, or the packing of any of their products, the carcasses or products of which are to become subjects of interstate or foreign commerce, shall make application to the Secretary of Agriculture for inspection of said animals and their products.
Senate to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services at the U.
Recommendation: To better determine and track compliance across the portfolio, the Secretary of Agriculture should direct the Administrator of RHS to implement mechanisms to improve the specificity and timely reporting of its compliance review information--such as findings data and performance grade data in Multi-Family Housing Information System (MFIS).
Former Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson in his 1962 book, The Red Carpet
Veneman was Secretary of Agriculture in the Bush cabinet.
The powdered milk, which comes from a national pool, began to be shipped in February, according to Vermont Secretary of Agriculture Steve Kerr.
According the White House Press Secretary, the bill should improve the capacity of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to conduct hazardous fuels reduction projects on National Forest System lands and Bureau of Land Management lands.
Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman for her role in the national Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN).
Akaka (DHI) would direct the secretary of agriculture to develop farm and ranch biosecurity guidelines and devise a pilot program of biosecurity grants and loans to assist those in the agriculture industry in complying with the guidelines.
DC Mayor Anthony Williams and former Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman, a member Of AMERICAN FORESTS' Board, presented Johnson with a Gilbert Stuart Dogwood from AMERICAN FORESTS' Historic Tree Nursery.
Bush had to withdraw Cason's nomination as assistant secretary of agriculture for natural resources, due to the reputation he earned as an anti-environmentalist during Ronald Reagan's administration.
The conversations will culminate in a final report presented to leaders of Congress, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the President.

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