Kansas Soybean Commission Elects Officers
August 27, 2019 – The Kansas Soybean Commission elected its 2019–2020 officers during an Aug. 26 meeting in Topeka. Bob Haselwood of Shawnee County will serve as chairman, returning to the position he held from 2009 to 2012. Ron Ohlde of Washington County will be vice chairman. Gary Robbins of Pottawatomie County was elected secretary, and Raylen Phelon, Osage County, treasurer.
The other commissioners are Kurt Maurath of Logan County, who just completed three years as chairman; Kent Romine, Barton County; Dennis Gruenbacher, Sedgwick County; Mike Bellar, Elk County; and Lance Rezac, Pottawatomie County.
The Kansas Soybean Commission, established in 1977 and headquartered in Topeka, includes nine volunteer farmer-commissioners who are elected by their peers. They oversee investments of the legislated “soybean checkoff” assessment in research, consumer information, market development, industry relations and farmer outreach to improve the profit opportunities for all Kansas soybean farmers.
For more information, contact Communications Director Brad Parker.
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