Tom Tabbed For UN Ag Post

President, Trump nominates a northern Indiana agribusinessman to be the nation’s next ambassador of agriculture to the United Nations. If the U.S. Senate confirms Kip Tom for the post, he would be based in Rome, Italy and oversee three U.N. agencies based there. Tom is chief executive officer of Tom Farms in Leesburg and grows corn and soybeans in seven northern Indiana counties. Tom tells reporters he looks forward to representing the administration and country if confirmed. Tom ran unsuccessfully in the 2016 Republican primary election for northeastern Indiana’s 3rd District, losing to Jim Banks.

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