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Former Head of Agricultural Marketing Service Named USDA Deputy

Mar 02, 2009

President Barack Obama last week selected Kathleen Merrigan as his choice for deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Merrigan, an assistant professor at Tufts University, served as head of the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service from 1999 to 2001. She helped to write the department's regulations for marketing food as "organic."

 

 
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