Statement Release // 9.5.17 // Contact Ernie Shea, 410-252-7079
SfL and 25x'25 Congratulate Bill Northey on Key USDA Nomination
Washington, DC (July 2, 2017) – Solutions from the Land and 25x'25 congratulate Bill
Northey, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture and a 25x'25 senior advisor, on being nominated
by President Trump to become USDA's Under Secretary for Farm Production and
Conservation. Bill's proven leadership abilities and passion for agriculture make him a
perfect fit for this new position. We look forward to working closely with Bill in advancing
21st century solutions from the land.
For additional information, contact Ernie Shea, president of the Solutions from the Land,
at 410-952-0123, or at EShea@SFLDialogue.net.
Solutions from the Land (SFL) is a national dialogue of landowners and conservationists focused on the
sustainable policies and practices needed to meet food, feed, fiber and energy production needs while
protecting natural resources and ecosystems.
SfL is the parent organization of 25x'25, a grassroots alliance of stakeholders who believe that by 2025,
America's farms, forests and ranches will provide 25 percent of the total energy consumed in the United
States, while continuing to produce safe, abundant, and affordable food, feed, fiber and fuel.