Terry Peach

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Terry Peach
Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture
In office
2003–2011
Governor Brad Henry
Preceded by Dennis Howard
Succeeded by Jim Reese
Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture
In office
2003–2011
Governor Brad Henry
Preceded by Dennis Howard
Succeeded by Jim Reese
State Executive Director for the Oklahoma Farm Service Agency
In office
1993–2000
President Bill Clinton
Succeeded by Jim Reese
Personal details
Born 1951
Mutual, Oklahoma
Residence Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Occupation Farmer, Rancher
Website Oklahoma Department of Agriculture

Terry Peach (born 1951) is an American farmer and politician from Oklahoma. Peach previously served as the Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture under Governor of Oklahoma Brad Henry from 2003 to 2011. Peach served concurrently as the Commissioner of Agriculture, having served in that position when he was appointed by Governor Henry in 2003.

Early life and career[edit]

Peach has operated a family farm and ranch in Mutual, Oklahoma, since 1972. He also owns and operates a farm supply company and an oilfield supply business in Woodward, Oklahoma. He earned his bachelor degree in vocational agriculture from Oklahoma State University. Peach served as the Oklahoma executive director of the Farm Service Agency, an agency within the United States Department of Agriculture, for 1993 to 2000. As executive director, Peach delivered federal agriculture programs to Oklahoma farmers and ranchers through more than 60 county offices across the state.

Secretary of Agriculture[edit]

Appointed by Governor of Oklahoma Brad Henry in 2003, Peach previously served as the Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture and Commissioner of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture. As the Secretary, Peach protected and educated consumers about Oklahoma’s agricultural and livestock productions. He was succeeded in 2011 by Jim Reese, who was appointed by Republican Governor Mary Fallin

Personal life[edit]

Peach is a member of numerous agricultural and civic organizations, including the Oklahoma Farm Bureau and the Oklahoma Farmers Union.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dennis Howard
Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture
Under Governor Brad Henry

2003 - 2011
Succeeded by
Jim Reese
Oklahoma Commissioner of Agriculture
Under Governor Brad Henry

2003 - 2011