PRESS RELEASE: NAWG Applauds Senate Confirmation of Bill Northey to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services
Anaheim, CA (February 27, 2018) – Today, the United States Senate confirmed Bill Northey to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services at the United States Department of Agriculture. NAWG CEO Chandler Goule provided the following statement:
“NAWG commends the U.S. Senate for confirming the appointment of Bill Northey to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services at USDA. Northey’s experience as an Iowa farmer and state Secretary of Agriculture make him well-suited for this position.
“Northey will be a strong voice on such important issues as risk management and conservation programs, especially as we craft the next farm bill.
“NAWG congratulates Bill Northey on his confirmation and are looking forward to working with him and his team in the future.”
NAWG is the primary representative in Washington D.C. for wheat growers, working to ensure a better future for America’s growers, the industry and the general public. NAWG works with a team of 20 state wheat grower organizations to benefit the wheat industry at state and national levels. From their offices in the Wheat Growers Building on Capitol Hill, NAWG’s staff members are in constant contact with state association representatives, NAWG grower leaders, Members of Congress, Congressional staff members and the public.