HOLT COUNTY MAN APPOINTED TO FARM BUREAU BOARD

A HOLT COUNTY FARMER HAS BEEN ELECTED TO SERVE A TWO YEAR TERM ON THE MISSOURI FARM BUREAU BOARD OF DIRECTORS THIS WEEK.

AT THEIR 104TH ANNUAL MEETING DECEMBER 4TH AT THE LAKE OF THE OZARKS OREGON, MISSOURI FARMER JASON KURTZ WAS ELECTED TO REPRESENT DISTRICT 1 FOR A TWO YEAR TERM ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. KURTZ REPLACES VERNON HART, OF ST. JOSEPH, WHO RETIRED FROM THE BOARD AFTER SERVING FOUR TERMS.

KURTZ IS A FOURTH GENERATION FARMER, GROWING 2,500 ACRES OF ROW CROPS IN HOLT COUNTY. USING TERRACED, NO-TILL PRACTICES ON 100 PERCENT OF THE FAMILY FARM HAS INCREASED THEIR CROP YIELDS.

HE IS CURRENTLY HOLT COUNTY FARM BUREAU VICE PRESIDENT, BUT HAS SERVED AS COUNTY PRESIDENT AND ON THE MOFB FEED GRAINS, RESOLUTIONS AND YOUNG FARMER & RANCHERS COMMITTEES. HE IS A MEMBER OF THE MISSOURI CORN GROWERS AND SOYBEAN ASSOCIATIONS AND ON THE MISSOURI STATE FERTILIZER CONTROL BOARD.