Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Adrian
Polansky has been tapped to head the Farm Service Agency at the
U.S. Department of Agriculture.
His appointment was announced Tuesday by the Obama
He has served as secretary of agriculture since 2003 and headed
the Farm Service Agency during the Clinton administration, from
Polansky said he will begin his new job later this month after
he wraps up his work at the state agency. He said Gov. Mark
Parkinson hasn't picked a replacement.