08.11.21

U.S. Senate Confirms Moffitt for Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Boozman (R-Ark.), Ranking Member, today announced that the U.S. Senate confirmed Ms. Jenny L. Moffitt to serve as Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs.

“Under Secretary Moffitt brings a wealth of experience and a unique perspective as both a farmer and a policy maker,” said Chairwoman Stabenow. “I look forward to working with her to help our farm families and food businesses along the supply chain recover from the pandemic, tackle the climate crisis, keep pests and diseases out of the U.S., and thrive well into the future.” 

“Jenny Moffitt will bring the knowledge and experience she has acquired through years of farming to USDA where it will be put to good use overseeing the department’s marketing and regulatory programs. I look forward to working with her to increase market opportunities for producers, and believe she will work in good faith to carry out the regulatory authorities for which she will be responsible in a manner that is consistent with congressional intent,” said Ranking Member Boozman.

The Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing?on Under Secretary Moffitt’s nomination on July 15, 2021 and voted to advance her out of the Committee with bipartisan support. 

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