USDA deputy secretary has homecoming at Peanut Conference: Part I

Deputy Agriculture Secretary Krysta Harden says that everywhere she speaks, she opens with the words “I am the daughter of a Georgia peanut farmer.” Those words had special meaning for her audience at the 2015 Southern Peanut Farmers Conference in Pine Mountain, Ga. Harden says she’s often told her audiences they should “eat more peanuts so we can grow more,” but she may change that to “ear more peanuts” because of the current over-supply in the industry.

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