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USDA Nominees Bill Northey, Gregory Ibach to be Considered by Senate Ag Committee Next Week

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 14:30:57 CDT

USDA Nominees Bill Northey, Gregory Ibach to be Considered by Senate Ag Committee Next Week The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry next week will consider the nominations of Bill Northey and Gregory Ibach for top posts in the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

President Trump tapped Northey, who is secretary of the Iowa Department of Agriculture, to be Undersecretary of Farm Production and Conservation.

Ibach, who is director of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, was picked as Undersecretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs.

A hearing on the nominees is set for Oct. 5.

Source - National Pork Producers Council



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