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....
The respondents in the petition are: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief secretary; secretary of agriculture, livestock and cooperative department; director general fisheries; and Said Wali, former private secretary to the then special assistant to chief minister Muhibullah Khan, who is now minister for agriculture and livestock.
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).
Butz served as assistant secretary of agriculture from 1954 to 1957, during the Eisenhower administration.
The encouraging statistics, from a US Fish & Wildlife Service report announced by Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton and Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns, were primarily the result of increases in shallow pond-type wetlands.
Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns recently announced the U.S.
His first job in Washington, D.C., was as an aide to the late Edward Madigan, a former Illinois congressman and secretary of agriculture.
True to pattern, Wiley's authority was undercut almost immediately by the Secretary of Agriculture, and Wiley was forced out after six years.
"One of the real joys in my career is to see the [Pennsylvania] secretary of agriculture encourage farmers to manage their risks," Gantz said.
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.

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