Diversity in government
2:15 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

USDA Deputy Undersecretary; there's "strength in diversity"

The USDA's Deputy Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment says he believes there's strength in diversity.

Butch Blazer's been touring Idaho and Montana to talk about a number of issues including an effort to bring greater diversity to the ranks of the Department of Agriculture.

"Cultural change takes time and it's not easy"

Butch Blazer

In this feature interview, Blazer, an enrolled member of New Mexico's Mescalero Apache tribe, discusses the importance of workforce diversity.  Blazer describes himself as an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hunting and skiing.

USDA Deputy Undersecretary Butch Blazer on diversity initiatives underway within the agency