Bill Northey

Alltech ONE18 kicks off: Bill Northey, CRISPR & brain health

· May 22, 2018

True to its name, ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference 2018 kicked off Monday by showcasing some of today’s most innovative ideas, all the way from the gene level to disruptive changes to the future of food and how we produce it. Bill Northey, under secretary at the United States Department of Agriculture, explored how government […]

After months of waiting, USDA finally gets Bill Northey

· March 7, 2018

Bill Northey is finally getting his seat on the USDA. On Tuesday evening, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue administered the oath of office to Northey at the Annual Iowa Ag Leaders Dinner. Until yesterday, Northey had served as Iowa’s Secretary of Agriculture, a position he had held for more than eleven years. Northey will […]

NCGA: Sen. Cruz’s hold on Bill Northey harmful to ag

· February 8, 2018

Sen. Chuck Grassley tried to get unanimous consent Wednesday from his Senate colleagues to confirm Secretary Bill Northey to serve as Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation, but Sen. Ted Cruz still won’t give up. President Donald Trump’s nomination of Northey, the current Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, to serve in this important post has been […]

Perdue: Bill Northey, Greg Ibach bring integrity to USDA

· October 6, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue gave a thumbs up to Greg Ibach and Bill Northey, two nominees for key posts at the USDA, for their joint appearance before the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. President Donald J. Trump nominated Ibach to serve as Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs (MRP) and […]

Trump adds Northey, Ibach, & Vaden to USDA team

· September 5, 2017

President Donald J. Trump’s selection of three individuals for key positions within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is receiving nods of approval. Gregory Ibach has been selected as Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs (MRP), Bill Northey as Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation (FPAC), and Stephen Vaden as USDA’s General Counsel. […]

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