October 7, 2021

Lyndsey Medsker
(202) 557-5328

Washington – Today, EPA announced Rod Snyder’s appointment as the new Agriculture Advisor to the EPA. Snyder formerly served as President at Field to Market and his appointment was supported by leading farm and agriculture organizations.

In making the announcement, the Agency said, “Snyder will lead outreach and engagement efforts with the agricultural community for EPA, working to advance the Biden-Harris environmental agenda for farmers and rural communities.”

“Rod’s two decades of experience working at the intersection of agriculture and environment is unparalleled and critical at this time in our history,” said Rob Larew, President, National Farmers Union. “Climate change is the single greatest long-term challenge facing family farmers and ranchers, rural communities, and global food security. We applaud his appointment and look forward to working together to protect the environment while continuing to provide a safe, healthy and consistent food supply.”

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