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FAS Administrator Isley to Lead South Korea Trade Mission

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Representatives from nearly 50 U.S. agribusinesses and farm organizations will join Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Administrator Ken Isley on a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) trade mission to Seoul, South Korea, Nov. 5-8. “Korea is consistently among the largest and most reliable export markets for U.S. agriculture and the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement, known as KORUS, has opened up even …

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Perdue Announces New Senior Leaders at USDA

Dan Industry News Release

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the selection of senior leaders in several U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) agencies. Perdue appointed Ken Isley as Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Administrator, Joel Baxley as Rural Housing Service (RHS) Administrator, and Martin Barbre as Risk Management Agency (RMA) Administrator. In addition, Perdue announced the appointment of Tommie Williams as Minister-Counselor for Agriculture …