Pig farmers Brad Greenway and Phil Borgic will serve the pork industry on the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) board of directors in 2020. USFRA seated its 2020 Board of Directors and elected members to the executive committee during a board meeting in Chesterfield, Mo., on Nov.12.
"I'm honored to be working alongside some of the most passionate and committed individuals in the food and agriculture sector," said Erin Fitzgerald, USFRA chief executive officer, in a press release. "I'm excited to continue our goals of growing healthy food to feed the planet, in a way that positively contributes to the planet. Our board is made up of change agents that will lead food and agriculture to a sustainable and promising future."
Members of the USFRA 2020 Executive Committee are:
• Chip Bowling, Chairman and representing the National Corn Growers Association
• Scott VanderWal, Vice Chairman and representing American Farm Bureau Federation
• Anne Meis, Secretary and representing Nebraksa Soybean Board
• Blair Van Zetten, Treasurer and representing American Egg Board
• Brad Greenway, Immediate Past Chair and representing National Pork Board
• Pamela Strifler, At-Large Member and representing Bayer
• Joe Koss, At-Large Member and representing Culver Franchising System, LLC
The remaining 2020 USFRA board members include:
• James Adams, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
• Doug Berven, Poet
• Phil Borgic, National Pork Producers Council
• Andy Fabin, United Soybean Board
• Marilyn Hershey, Dairy Management, Inc.
• Jim Martin, Illinois Soybean Association
• Scott Phillips, National Pork Board
• Brody Stapel, Edge Dairy Cooperative
USFRA brings together leaders in the agriculture and food value chain to determine a path forward to more sustainable food systems while defining how food systems could look in the future.
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