President Names Governor Johanns Secretary of Agriculture

In a press conference aired on Channel 8 KLKN-TV, President George Bush named Nebraska Governor Mike Johanns as secretary of agriculture to oversee the nation's farm and food programs.  Johanns would succeed Ann M- Veneman and will join a cabinet that will include at least  7 new members, following recent resignations.

Channel 8 Eyewitness News will have more details as this story unfolds.