Graves congratulates Fordyce on his appointment as Farm Service Agency Administrator

Press Release

Kansas City, MO –  Earlier today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that he was appointing 6th Congressional District resident  Richard Fordyce of Bethany, MO to serve as Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA).  Fordyce will lead a network of over 2,100 county and 50 state FSA offices. He currently serves as State Executive Director for FSA in Missouri.

Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) released the following statement:

“Richard is a close, longtime friend, as well as constituent, and I can’t think of anyone more imminently qualified to be FSA Administrator. His time as Missouri Director of Agriculture, State FSA Director for Missouri, and most importantly, as a family farmer, has prepared him well to lead this critical agency. Farmers across the country will greatly benefit from his leadership.”