WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Administrator Richard Fordyce announced Monday that William “Bill” Beam has been appointed by the Trump Administration to serve as Deputy Administrator of Farm Programs. Beam was sworn in on Oct. 22.

As deputy administrator, Beam will be responsible for overseeing and implementing policies and procedures that regulate the delivery of federal farm programs. He along with DAFP staff oversee major portions of the farm bill, including programs that help America’s farmers, ranchers and forest stewards manage market risks, recover from disasters and conserve and protect natural resources through FSA’s network of more than 2,100 state and county offices.

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