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Adam York

Advancing our industry through teamwork and collaboration


Adam York grew up on a farm and cattle ranch in southwest Kansas and earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Kansas State University. He has worked for National Sorghum Producers as Government Affairs Director, the United Sorghum Checkoff Program as Sustainability Director and for Kansas Grain Sorghum as Program Director. Before joining the sorghum industry in 2019, Adam was a congressional staffer in Washington, D.C., for members of the Kansas delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives. Adam lives in Manhattan, KS, with his family. Adam is a member of the Kansas Ag and Rural Leadership (KARL) Program Class XVI.

Maddy Meier
Director of Communications and Outreach

Helping advance the programmatic and communications operations for growers 


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.


Caroline Wingert
Collegiate Policy Fellow

Advocating for all Kansans to cultivate the future of agriculture


Caroline Wingert is Kansas Grain Sorghum’s Collegiate Fellow. She is originally from Ottawa, KS, where she lived and worked on a family farm raising cattle. Caroline is a junior at Kansas State University studying Agricultural Economics and Pre-Veterinary Medicine. 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
Box 618
Colwich, KS 67030