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Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces the Selection of Warren Preston as USDA Deputy Chief EconomistFeb 11, 2016 00:00:00 CST
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the selection of Dr. Warren Preston as U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Chief Economist, effective February 21. He has served as senior economist for agricultural policy in the Office of the Chief Economist (OCE) since August 2015, after serving as USDA's acting Deputy Chief Economist beginning in February 2015. He joined USDA in 1992.
U.N. calls for international action on antimicrobial resistanceThu, 11 Feb 2016 17:56:06 +0000
Antimicrobial resistance is an emerging public health threat requiring a globally coordinated effort to counter the risks it poses to food security, FAO Deputy Director-General Helena Semedo said Wednesday.