Grimmway Farms has brought on Keri Morrelli as the new product innovation and development director and the Produce for Better Health Foundation has selected Matt Middleton as its new chairman of the board.
The Department of Agriculture and Office of the U.S. Trade Representative have announced key staff appointments, and former Chief Agricultural Negotiator Gregg Doud has taken a new role with Aimpoint Research.
Michael Regan, the Biden administration’s nominee for administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, committed Wednesday to work with the agriculture community as he tackles thorny issues involving the Renewable Fuel Standard and implementation of the Clean Water Act.
New faces on the Senate Agriculture Committee, Danny Dumas has been hired by Courchesne Larose, a Canadian wholesaler, to be the new president of Courchesne Larose USA, United Natural Foods has named Dorn Wenninger its senior vice president of produce.
Nicholas Avdis and Sean Yang, both from Sacramento, have been appointed to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board and Westlands Water District Board of Directors have select Ceil Howe III to join.
Floyd Gaibler passed away Thursday afternoon, leaving behind a rich history of passionate defense for American farmers during his career at the USDA, U.S. Grains Council, International Dairy Foods Association, the Lesher and Russell consulting firm and elsewhere.