Three Nebraska grain commodities elected officers at the 2012 Ag Classic held last month in Kearney. The associations and officers are:
Nebraska Corn Growers Association—Carl Sousek, Prague, president; Joel Grams, Minden, vice president; Rick Gruber, Benedict, secretary; and Elgin Bergt, Schuyler, treasurer. Two new at-large members were elected to the NeCGA board. They are Chuck Emanuel, North Bend; and Lynn Chrisp, Kenesaw. Also, Bergt was appointed as an ex-officio member of the board.
Nebraska Soybean Association—Geoff Ruth, Rising City, president; Ken Boswell, Shickley, vice president; Rod Smith, DeWitt, treasurer; and Diane Becker, Madison, secretary.
Nebraska Wheat Growers Association—Dayton Christensen, Big Springs, president; Mark Daum, Dix, vice president; Randon Peters, McCook, vice president; and Michael Thomas, Jr., Ogallala, vice president.
Nebraska Grain Sorghum Producers—Board members re-elected James Vorderstrasse of Hebron as District 3 director. Don Bloss, Pawnee City, and Ken Herz, Lawrence, represent Districts 1 and 3. Joel Douglass, Martell and Linus Hayek, Wilber are at-large board members. There are vacancies in two other at-large positions