USDA welcomed Martin Barbre as the new Risk Management Agency (RMA) Administrator during a ceremony held Monday, April 30, 2018. He was officially sworn in by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue at U.S. Department of Agriculture headquarters in Washington, D.C.
"I'm excited to be here," said Mr. Barbre prior to the ceremony. "Acting Administrator Heather Manzano, RMA's leaders, and especially employees, have done an outstanding job ensuring our country's producers were taken care of through many challenges this past year. We will build on the achievements of RMA's dedicated teams and continue improving services for our customers."