JOINT PRESS RELEASE
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Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission
For Release Upon Receipt
February 11, 2019
SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR THE UNITED SORGHUM CHECKOFF BOARD
The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board will have four positions become vacant in December 2019, with two of those positions available to Kansas sorghum growers. There is also one Oklahoma seat and one Texas seat. As organizations in Kansas certified to nominate producers to serve on the Board, the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association and Kansas Farm Bureau, collectively, are searching for sorghum producers interested in appointment to the United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board.
In accordance with the program rules, persons interested in being nominated must be a sorghum producer and need to complete and submit USDA’s Form AD-755 – Advisory Committee Membership Background Information, and the Nominee’s Agreement to Serve Form along with a cover letter outlining their interest to serve on the USCP Board. Application forms may also be accessed on USDA’s website at: www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketingprograms by selecting the “United Sorghum Checkoff Program.”
For consideration for support by the three Kansas Certified Producer Organizations, completed applications must be received at the office of the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission and Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association ([email protected]) or the Kansas Farm Bureau ([email protected]) office by 5:00 p.m., Monday, March 18, 2019.