Jonathan Coppess, Assistant Professor and Director of the Gardner Agriculture Policy Program and the Bock Ag Law/Policy Program at the University of Illinois, has been named to President-elect Biden's USDA transition team.

Coppess is a professor in ag economics, and served on the Farm Service Agency under the Obama Administration.

You can read more about the USDA transition team here.

Top image from the University of Illinois ACES News website.