OKLAHOMA CITY — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has named several people to his newly created Agriculture Advisory Committee, including Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin.
Trump announced the creation of the 64-member committee in a news release Tuesday as a way to "strengthen our nation's agriculture industry as well as provide support to our rural communities." It includes current and former elected officials, farmers and officials with agriculture trade groups.
The governors of several other agriculture states were named to the panel, including Govs. Terry Branstad of Iowa, Sam Brownback of Kansas, Jack Dalrymple of North Dakota and Dennis Daugaard of South Dakota.