Garcia bids farewell to USDA

Garcia bids farewell to USDA

Outgoing FSA administrator reflects on 36 years of service to USDA.

JUAN Garcia grew up on a small, family farm in Texas and has always taken the experiences of growing up and working on a farm to assist him in helping farmers in his 36 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture — most recently the administrator of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) — before announcing his retirement in August.

"Growing up and working on a farm provided me with the experience and awareness of the challenges that farmers have in growi

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