SALEM — While Oregonians are set to elect a new governor in November, change is already underway at the top of the state Department of Agriculture.

Alexis Taylor, the agency’s former director, stepped aside after she was nominated in May as USDA undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs in the Biden administration. Her nomination was recently advanced by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry.

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