July 2, 2009
The Obama Administration this week began naming individuals who will serve as state executive directors for the Farm Service Agency and for Rural Development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
"These individuals will be important advocates on behalf of rural communities in states throughout the country and will help administer the valuable programs and services provided by the USDA," said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
Positions have been filled in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.
For details on your state, go to the newsroom at www.usda.gov