Long-time Nebraska Agriculture Director Greg Ibach has been chosen for a top position at the United States Department of Agriculture.
President Donald Trump has nominated Ibach to be Undersecretary of Marketing and Regulatory Programs.
Ibach has been Nebraska Agriculture Director since 2005. Then-Gov. Dave Heineman first appointed Ibach as director. Gov. Pete Ricketts kept Ibach on the job.
Trump also chose Iowa Agriculture Director Bill Northey as Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation.
Both positions are subject to Senate approval.