WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2017 - Dudley Hoskins has taken what he hopes will be a very temporary job at USDA. The former public policy counsel for the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture says he’s now a senior adviser with the department’s Marketing and Regulatory Programs.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2017 - The Senate is close to finally confirming two key nominees for the Agriculture Department this week, and lawmakers also are moving budget resolutions that will pave the way for the GOP’s No. 1 priority, cutting business and personal taxes.
WASHINGTON, Sept 6, 2017 - President Trump is moving to fill some of the top open positions at USDA. Last week he said he intends to nominate Bill Northey, currently Iowa’s agriculture secretary, to be Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation.