Trump Nominates Soybean CEO Censky as Deputy Secretary of Agriculture

July 15, 2017 |

In Washington, DC, President Trump nominated American Soybean Association CEO Steve Censky to serve as deputy secretary of agriculture to manage day-to-day operations at the USDA. Censky has been CEO of the American Soybean Association for 21 years, making this a big change for him. He grew up on a soybean, corn, and diversified livestock farm near Jackson, Minnesota and has government experience early on in his career as a legislative assistant for then-Sen. Jim Abdnor, R-S.D. and later on serving in both the Reagan and George H. W. Bush administrations in the USDA.

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