Former ag secretary, NAFTA architect Yeutter dies

Clayton Yeutter served in three sub-cabinet posts and in three cabinet or cabinet-level posts: secretary of agriculture, U.S. trade representative and counselor to the president.

Jacqui Fatka, Policy editor

March 6, 2017

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Former ag secretary, NAFTA architect Yeutter dies
(From left) Darci Vetter, chief agricultural negotiator for the Office of the United States Trade Representative; moderator Ronnie Green, Harlan Vice Chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at UNL; and Clayton Yeutter, former U.S. trade representative and U.S. secretary of agriculture, converse during a Heuermann Lecture Jan. 12, 2016 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.Craig Chandler | University of Nebraska Communications

About the Author(s)

Jacqui Fatka

Policy editor, Farm Futures

Jacqui Fatka grew up on a diversified livestock and grain farm in southwest Iowa and graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications, with a minor in agriculture education, in 2003. She’s been writing for agricultural audiences ever since. In college, she interned with Wallaces Farmer and cultivated her love of ag policy during an internship with the Iowa Pork Producers Association, working in Sen. Chuck Grassley’s Capitol Hill press office. In 2003, she started full time for Farm Progress companies’ state and regional publications as the e-content editor, and became Farm Futures’ policy editor in 2004. A few years later, she began covering grain and biofuels markets for the weekly newspaper Feedstuffs. As the current policy editor for Farm Progress, she covers the ongoing developments in ag policy, trade, regulations and court rulings. Fatka also serves as the interim executive secretary-treasurer for the North American Agricultural Journalists. She lives on a small acreage in central Ohio with her husband and three children.

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