WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 - Agri-Pulse is pleased to announce the appointment of Whitney Forman-Cook as an associate editor, based in Washington, D.C., effective Jan. 5.

“We are very excited to have someone with Whitney’s education and diverse background join us full-time in Washington,” said Sara Wyant, Agri-Pulse Editor and Publisher. “Whitney’s work with farm bill implementation, conservation, environmental issues, sustainability, global affairs and community development provide a wealth of knowledge upon which she can draw in covering ag and rural policy issues on Capitol Hill.”

Forman-Cook most recently served as a conservation partnership intern with The Nature Conservancy. Previously, she researched the effects of timber harvesting regulations in New York State, and consulted as a writer for the United Nations and various international and domestic non-profits on topics related to agriculture, conservation and sustainable development.

A native of Michigan with a bachelor’s of arts from Michigan State University, Forman-Cook also earned a Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University and a Master of Science degree from The State University of New York (SUNY) College of Environmental Science and Forestry. She currently lives in Washington, D.C.

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