WASHINGTON, March 14, 2016 – Agri-Pulse Communications announces the addition of Bill Tomson to help the company continue to expand its news coverage on Capitol Hill.

"Bill is an experienced writer and loves to break news as well as dig into complex topics, like gene editing and the related policy implications," said Agri-Pulse Editor Sara Wyant. "We are delighted to have him join our editorial team as we focus on new and innovative ways to provide high-quality content to our growing list of subscribers."

Most recently, Tomson covered agriculture and food issues for Agri-Pulse as a contributing editor. Prior to that, he worked for Politico and for Dow Jones and its flagship publication, the Wall Street Journal.

He started his journalism career in the 1990s as a reporter with Knight-Ridder in Sao Paulo, Brazil, covering the country's dramatic expansion in soybean production. At Agri-Pulse, Tomson will focus on international trade as well as a variety of food safety and other issues.

A native of Washington, D.C., Tomson earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.

About Agri-Pulse

Agri-Pulse is the most trusted source for farm and rural policy information in Washington, D.C., providing a balanced perspective on a wide variety of issues including the farm bill, nutrition, trade, food safety, environment, biotechnology, organics, conservation and crop insurance. Agri-Pulse publishes a subscription only e-newsletter, the Agri-Pulse Daily Harvest early morning news summary, Agri-Pulse Daybreak and breaking news on www.Agri-Pulse.com

For more information, contact Editor Sara Wyant @ Sara@Agri-Pulse.com

Contact Bill Tomson at Bill@Agri-Pulse.com