Friday, July 22, 2016

Nebraska cattle rancher heads Trump’s ag council

Little is known yet about Donald Trump’s new agriculture and rural area task force, but the agriculture industry met its national chairman on Wednesday at the Great American Farm Luncheon in Cleveland. Charles Herbster is the owner of Herbster Angus Farms and The Conklin Company, in Falls City, Neb., and has been a personal friend of Trump’s for more than a decade, according to his company website. Herbster considered entering the 2014 Nebraska gubernatorial race as a Republican, but chose against it a year before because his wife was recuperating from heart surgery, according to Ballotpedia. In an interview with KWBE, a Nebraska radio station, Herbster said that after defeating Hillary Clinton, his biggest focus would be rural development, eliminating the “death tax,” growing the economy and re-negotiating trade deals...more

1 comment:

Dave Pickel said...

A bad link, just as well. The wholly unprepared Donald Trump is just as clueless about national ag policy as he is about everything else.