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Senate Confirms Key Agriculture Nominee on Farm Credit (Correct)

Sept. 30, 2022, 1:42 AMUpdated: Sept. 30, 2022, 4:28 PM

The Senate by voice vote confirms President Joe Biden’s nominee for a key agriculture role for farm credit

  • Senators approved Vincent Garfield Logan to be on the board of the Farm Credit Administration, a panel overseeing the policies of rural lenders
  • Not included in the bloc of confirmations was Alexis Taylor, the president’s pick to be under secretary of agriculture for trade and foreign agricultural affairs, despite bipartisan backing
  • Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) has blocked another top farm position — the chief agricultural negotiator at the Office of the United States Trade Representative — in order to pressure the agency ...