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Farm Hands on the Potomac: Biden names new USDA state leaders

President Joe Biden has named three new state executive directors for the Agriculture Department's Farm Service Agency and six state USDA Rural Development directors, and Elaine Trevino has withdrawn from the nomination process to be the next chief agricultural trade negotiator at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
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Farm Hands West: Newsom appoints Zwillinger to CalEPA post

Gov. Gavin Newsom has appointed Rachel Zwillinger as assistant general counsel for enforcement at CalEPA. Zwillinger previously served as a water policy adviser at Defenders of Wildlife and has also worked for the Natural Resources Defense Council. The CalEPA position does not require Senate confirmation.
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