Bevin fills job in Governor’s Office of Agriculture Policy

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a veteran farm policy official to the job as the executive director of the Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy.

Bevin’s office says Warren Beeler assumes his new assignment after spending 16 years working for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, most recently as director of agriculture policy.

The governor says the Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund is crucial for the state’s agriculture sector and rural economic development, and says he’s excited to have Beeler lead that effort.

Beeler is a graduate of Western Kentucky University, where he majored in animal science.

His roles at the state Agriculture Department also included director of livestock marketing, director of the Shows and Fairs Division and livestock marketing specialist.


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