ASA CEO Steve Censky talks at podium American Soybean Association

USDA nominees Censky, McKinney cleared by full Senate

USDA deputy secretary and trade undersecretary confirmed to begin work at USDA.

Just one day after committee approval, U.S. Department of Agriculture nominees Stephen Censky and Ted McKinney were approved by the full U.S. Senate.

Upon swearing in, Stephen Censky, of Missouri, will serve as deputy secretary of agriculture, and Ted McKinney, of Indiana, will serve as under secretary of agriculture for trade and foreign agricultural affairs within USDA.

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