New EPA ag adviser long-time advocate for agriculture

Field to Market President Rod Snyder named new agriculture adviser to educate EPA on matters impacting ag industry.


Jacqui Fatka, National Hog Farmer

Oct 11, 2021


Rod Snyder, president of Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, was selected as the Environmental Protection Agency's new agriculture adviser. For nearly two decades, he has worked at the intersection of agriculture and environmental issues and is respected by agricultural stakeholders ranging from producers to agricultural commodity and environmental organizations.


Snyder will lead outreach and engagement efforts with the agricultural community for EPA, working to advance the Biden-Harris environmental agenda for farmers and rural communities.


EPA Administrator Michael Regan in a statement explains, “Rod brings a wealth of experience and knowledge about how environmental issues intersect with agricultural stakeholders and rural communities. It’s going to take all of us working together to tackle the climate crisis, advance environmental justice and build a sustainable future, and Rod is well-suited to bring our partners into the agency’s work and ensure agricultural stakeholders have a seat at the table.”


“I am honored to serve as EPA’s agriculture adviser as we forge practical, science-based solutions that protect the environment and ensure a vibrant and productive agricultural system,” says Snyder...


Widespread support ...