Senate Ag Sets Northey, Ibach Confirmation Hearing

DanIndustry News Release

senateThe Senate Agriculture Committee will consider the nomination of Bill Northey and Greg Ibach Thursday.

Northey was nominated by the Trump administration to be the Department of Agriculture undersecretary for farm and foreign agricultural services. Meanwhile, Ibach was nominated to be undersecretary for marketing and regulatory programs. Northey is the current Iowa agriculture secretary, and Ibach is the Nebraska director of agriculture.

The Senate Agriculture Committee confirmation for the two is Thursday, October 5th, at 9:30 am Eastern.

The Committee has yet to vote on two other nominees, Steve Censky, the American Soybean Association CEO tapped to be deputy secretary and Indiana Agriculture Director Ted McKinney, nominated to be the first USDA undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs.

From the National Association of Farm Broadcasting News Service.