Agri-Pulse Hires New Senior Editor

Melissa Sandfort

derrickcain[1] Agri-Pulse Communications, Inc. announced that Derrick Cain has joined the company to serve as Senior Editor.

Cain brings more than eight years of experience, reporting about news from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and agriculture-related legislation in the U.S. Congress, including detailed coverage of the 2002 and 2008 farm bills.

As a congressional reporter for more than 12 years who most recently worked for Bloomberg BNA, Cain reported on hundreds of congressional hearings and mark-ups, bills, and floor debates in both chambers. He covered several federal departments and agencies, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Department of Labor, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Transportation, the U.S. Postal Service, and Amtrak.

In addition to his daily reporting duties, Cain has appeared on C-SPAN and the National Public Radio’s Diane Rehm Show, providing insight on current policy-related issues. He received his bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

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