Casey named as chair of agriculture subcommittee

In addition to his duties on the Jobs, Rural Economic Growth and Energy Innovation subcommittee and the Livestock, Dairy, Poultry, Marketing and Agricultural Security subcommittees, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey will chair a third agriculture-related subcommittee. The Pennsylvania Democrat is now the chairman of the Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Food and Agricultural Research subcommittee as part of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee. Newsworks

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Originally posted Monday, Apr. 11, 2011