Fordyce to lead Farm Service Agency
July 19, 2018
Written By Adam Buckallew
MFA Oil congratulates Richard Fordyce, a longtime member of the cooperative, for his appointment to serve as the administrator of USDA’s Farm Services Agency by the Trump administration.
Fordyce will oversee the agency’s effort to support agricultural production across the country through a network of 2,100 county and 50 state offices.
Fordyce most recently served as state executive director for FSA in Missouri. Prior to joining FSA, he served as the Missouri Director of Agriculture from 2013 to 2017. Fordyce is a resident of Bethany, Mo., where he and his wife, Renee, raise soybeans, corn and cattle on their family farm.