State Ag Officials Praise Appointment of Steve Censky to USDA Leadership

Release Date: 07/14/2017

For Immediate Release
Amanda Bryant Culp
Director, Communications
National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
(202) 296-9680,

Washington, DC, July 14, 2017 – Following the White House’s Appointment of Steve Censky, currently CEO Of the American Soybean Association, as the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) CEO Dr. Barbara P. Glenn made the following statement:

“Steve Censky is a known advocate for American agriculture. The Deputy Secretary role is critical to the relationship between states and the federal government. We know that Steve will continue to nurture this important cooperative partnership as we work together to advance the U.S. farm and ranch community.”

NASDA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit association which represents the elected and appointed commissioners, secretaries, and directors of the departments of agriculture in all fifty states and four U.S. territories. NASDA grows and enhances agriculture by forging partnerships and creating consensus to achieve sound policy outcomes between state departments of agriculture, the federal government, and stakeholders. Learn more about NASDA at