Collins retires from USDA

By | January 10, 2008
USDA Chief Economist Keith Collins has announced his retirement, effective Jan. 3, after 15 years of overseeing the agency's program of market forecasts and projections. He was well-known in the ethanol industry, speaking at several conferences and calling the 21st century the "renewable energy century." Deputy Chief Economist Joseph Glauber was named acting chief economist until a permanent replacement is named.