Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey and US Secretary Sonny Perdue USDA
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue (right) was joined by Iowa Secretary for Agriculture Bill Northey on Friday, November 10th, 2017, for an agriculture tax and risk management roundtable at Rain and Hail’s headquarters in Johnston, Iowa.

USDA nominee Northey finally cleared by full Senate

Sen. Cruz lifts his four-month hold on Iowa secretary of agriculture nominated for USDA undersecretary post.

On Tuesday, after months of waiting, Bill Northey was approved by a voice vote in the U.S. Senate. Upon swearing in, Northey will serve as undersecretary of agriculture for farm and foreign agricultural services within the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In his new role, he will oversee the Farm Service Agency, Risk Management Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service.

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