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ARA Co-Signed Letter Supporting USDA Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs

Jul 14 2021

ARA and the undersigned organizations co-signed a letter sent to the U.S. Senate Committee of Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee expressing support for the nomination of Jenny Lester Moffitt to serve as Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Moffitt's leadership at the California state level and ability to address a wide variety of challenges while engaging with stakeholders, is exactly the approach the agricultural industry needs in the Marketing and Regulatory Program. Through her expertise on issues related to pest management, the COVID-19 pandemic, water quality, or farmworker housing or safety, Moffitt has a proven record of bringing together affected parties to find a solution, the letter says.

Read more in the letter below.