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USDA Announces United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board Appointments, Names Kansans

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the appointment of five members to serve on the United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board. Four appointees will serve three-year terms and one appointee will serve the remaining one-year portion of a vacant position.

The 13-member United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board is composed of nine sorghum farmers who represent the three states with the largest sorghum production – Kansas, Texas, and Oklahoma – and four at-large national representatives.

Members appointed to serve three-year terms include Kansans, Kendall Hodgson, of Little River, and Jeff Zortman, of Fowler.

For more information about the United Sorghum Checkoff Program and other board appointments and materials, visit USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service.

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