324Dec 2, 2008
Food and Agriculture Policy Summit
Former secretaries of agriculture discussed the challenges and opportunities facing agriculture and potential changes in agriculture policy in the Obama administration.
22Sep 20, 2007
Agriculture Secretary Resignation
Secretary Johanns announced his resignation at the White House. He was expected to launch a campaign for the U.S. Senate in his home state of Nebraska.
23Jul 27, 2007
The Farm Bill
Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns talked about the farm bill and agriculture policy. He focused on ways current legislation answered the administration’s call for needed ...
47Feb 21, 2007
International Agricultural Negotiations
Secretary Johanns talked about the influence of the 2007 Farm Bill on the U.S. position in the Doha Round of the World Trade Organization negotiations. He also responded to questions from the ...
55Feb 7, 2007
Farm Bill Reauthorization
Secretary Johanns testified the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget for the Department of Agriculture for the reauthorization of farm programs. Among the topics he addressed were the state of ...
15Feb 5, 2007
Fiscal Year 2008 Agriculture Budget
Secretary Johanns spoke to reporters and answered questions about the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget for the Department of Agriculture, which was released earlier in the day. He also talked ...
9Jan 31, 2007
Farm Bill Proposals
Secretary Johanns spoke to reporters about the administration’s farm bill proposals to end farm subsidies for an estimated 80,000 wealthy individuals as part of a broad plan that would close ...
11Dec 12, 2006
Agriculture Agenda for 110th Congress
Sen. Tom Harkin, the incoming chairman of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, and Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns talk about their agenda for agriculture and rural ...
69Aug 31, 2006
U.S. Agricultural Subsidies
Secretary Johanns and others talked about U.S. farm subsidies and reform. It was noted that Congress is due to review and rewrite agriculture legislation in 2007. In regard to multilateral ...
13Aug 24, 2006
Safety of U.S. Food Supply
Secretary Johanns talked about food supply safety and security in his keynote address to the InfraGard 2006 National Conference. Among the issues he addressed were agricultural industry ...
34Jun 23, 2006
Secretary Johanns was interviewed about agricultural issues. After he left, the reporters discussed his responses with the host. Topoics included international market for U.S. beef and ...
60Apr 11, 2006
U.S.-China Trade Relations
The leaders of the U.S. and the Chinese delegations to the annual Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) spoke to reporters. Among the issues they addressed were enforcement of ...
42Mar 20, 2006
Avian Influenza Preparations
Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns, Secretary Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt, and Secretary of Interior Gale Norton spoke to reporters about threats to the U.S. posed by an avian flu ...
27Feb 27, 2006
Tribal Nations Legislative Summit
Administration officials and lawmakers spoke to members of the National Congress of American Indians about a number of policy issues affecting tribal governance and relations with the federal ...
30Jan 20, 2006
Mad Cow Disease
Secretary Johanns spoke to reporters about an investigation into a recent shipment to Japan of U.S. beef that was suspected of being at risk for mad cow disease. Japanese officials decided to ...
29Dec 9, 2005
World Trade Organization Hong Kong Meeting
55Nov 2, 2005
Agricultural Trade Negotiations
Three panels of witnesses testified about the state of agricultural negotiations in multi-year global trade talks named the “Doha Development Round” for Doha, Qatar, where the current ...
10Sep 19, 2005
The Consumer Federation of America held the 28th Annual Food Policy Conference at the National Press Club from September 19-20, 2005. They key panel topics for the event included the impact of farm ...
13Aug 11, 2005
Farm Bill Forum
Secretary Johanns met with the Governor and Congressional delegation at the Iowa State Fair. He spoke to farmers in Iowa about agriculture legislation currently in Congress and how the policies ...
15Jul 25, 2005
Excellence in Government Conference
As part of a three-day conference, Secretaries Johanns, Chertoff, and Nicholson talked about their roles as federal government administrators, describing their experiences and ...
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