WASHINGTON, D.C. – Farm Credit Council President and CEO Todd Van Hoose made the following statement on the nomination of Xochitl Torres Small for Under Secretary for Rural Development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
“Farm Credit congratulates former Rep. Xochitl Torres Small on her nomination as Under Secretary for Rural Development. This is an important position within USDA. Rural communities and agriculture need strong advocates, and she has a demonstrated track record of understanding and supporting efforts to strengthen rural America. We look forward to working with Ms. Torres Small again and encourage the Senate to move quickly to approve her nomination.”
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