President Trump nominates MSU alum for USDA position

President Donald Trump announced earlier this week he intends to nominate Mississippi State University alumnus Scott Hutchins for the position of undersecretary of agriculture for research, education and economics at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Posted: Jul 18, 2018 1:20 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - President Donald Trump announced earlier this week he intends to nominate Mississippi State University alumnus Scott Hutchins for the position of undersecretary of agriculture for research, education and economics at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 

The university says Hutchins is currently the global leader of integrated field services for Corteva Agriscience and is an adjunct professor at the University of Nebraska. 

President Trump's nomination now awaits confirmation by the Senate Agriculture Committee and the full U.S. Senate. 

MORE: See MSU's full release here 

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