Gannon runs for ag post

Former USDA official Tim Gannon, D-Mingo, announced Thursday he is running for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture.

From 2009 to 2017, Tim worked for Iowa Governor and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack in various positions focused on improving risk management for farmers. When credit was especially tight in 2009, Tim helped USDA  implement an expanded business loan program improving its delivery in all 50 states.

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