Obama Taps USDA Official For Top Ag Trade Negotiator Slot

Law360, New York (December 18, 2013, 2:06 PM EST) -- President Barack Obama plans to nominate a U.S. Department of Agriculture official to serve as the nation's next lead trade negotiator on agricultural issues, the White House said Tuesday.

The president is expected to tap Darci L. Vetter to take over as the lead agriculture negotiator at the U.S. trade representative's office. Vetter currently serves as a deputy undersecretary in the USDA's farm and foreign agricultural services department and has held a number of trade-related government positions in the past, the White House said in a...
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