It appears the worst of winter storm Helena is headed to the southeastern United States. Snow is expected in Birmingham, Alabama; Raleigh, N.C., and Atlanta, Georgia.
Speculation continues on who Donald Trump will name as ag secretary. Few president-elects have waited this long to name an agriculture secretary.
It will be interesting to see if the president-elect reaches out to the American Farm Bureau Federation during its annual meeting, Jan. 6-11 in Phoenix. If AFBF president Zippy Duvall gavels his convention to a close with no ag secretary selected, the rumbling in ag country will likely turn to a roar.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack hasn't publicly announced what he's going to do come Jan. 23, but word is he's set to become president and CEO of U.S. Dairy Export Council.