Farmer-leaders elected to the Board of Directors for Iowa Corn

Staff reports
Farm Forum

JOHNSTON, Iowa– On July 19, Iowa Corn announced the results of the Board of Directors elections for the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB).

Those elected as ICGA directors will continue to bring grassroots policy issues forward and be the collective voice for nearly 7,500 corn-farmer members, lobbying on agricultural issues at the state and federal level. These individuals include:

• District 1: Dean Meyer, Lyon County (re-elected).

•District 6: Lance Lillibridge, Benton County (re-elected).

•District 7: Adam Bierbaum, Cass County.

•District 8: Steve Kuiper, Marion County (re-elected).

Since 1978, Iowa corn farmers have elected their peers to serve on ICPB to oversee the investment of funds generated by the Iowa corn checkoff. ICPB directors will continue to promote a thriving Iowa corn industry through research into new and value-added corn uses, domestic and foreign market development and providing education about corn and corn products. These individuals include:

• District 2: Jerry Maier, Wright County.

• District 3: Derek Taylor, Winneshiek County.

• District 5: Rod Pierce, Boone County.

• District 7: Ralph Lents, Adair County (re-elected).

Both ICGA and ICPB are charged with creating opportunities for long-term Iowa corn grower profitability. Elected Directors will begin to serve on Sept. 1.