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Jesse McCurry is a native Kansan and Executive Director of the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission and Producers Association. He is a former president of the Kansas Agriculture Alliance and former graduate and board member of KARL. A Kansas State University graduate, he wrote his masters thesis on the 2002 Farm Bill. Jesse’s career includes stints with Kansas Department of Commerce, KCOE ISOM, and Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Jesse works with a dedicated staff and board to help build and connect better opportunities here and around the world for Kansas sorghum farmers. He and his wife Rhonda and four children live near Colwich, KS. An advocate, sales, and marketing professional–and dedicated Chiefs fan–Jesse is proud to work for the best: farmers.
Director of Programs
Maddy Meier is Kansas Grain Sorghum’s Director of Programs. Originally from Goessel, KS, Maddy has strong ties to agriculture. Maddy currently lives in Central Kansas and graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Agricultural Communications in the spring of 2022.
In addition to her communications role with the organization, Meier also assists in advocacy efforts at the state and national level; maintaining relationships with sorghum producers; and overseeing the Kansas Grain Sorghum Collegiate Fellowship Program.
Maddy is also a graduate of Syngenta’s Leadership At Its Best program and is a current member of Wichita Young Professionals.
Collegiate Policy Fellow
Adelaide Easter is Kansas Grain Sorghum’s Collegiate Fellow. Originally from Salina, KS, Adelaide is a sophomore at Kansas State University studying Agricultural Economics and Global Food Systems Leadership and minoring in Leadership. As a fellow, she works on policy and advocacy efforts at the state and national levels on behalf of sorghum producers and the future of agriculture.
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Kansas Grain Sorghum
Colwich, KS 67030