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Tom Stephens of Guymon Re-Appointed to Serve on the Oklahoma Wheat Commission Board

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:20:14 CDT

Tom Stephens of Guymon Re-Appointed to Serve on the Oklahoma Wheat Commission Board Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture, Jim Reese, recently re-appointed Tom Stephens to a five-year term on the Oklahoma Wheat Commission Board. Stephens, a wheat producer from Guymon, will represent District II, which includes Beaver, Cimarron, Ellis, Harper, Texas, Woods and Woodward counties.


“We are excited that Tom Stephens has been re-appointed to the Oklahoma Wheat Commission board,” said Mike Schulte, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Wheat Commission. “His knowledge and experience with wheat production as a farmer and active roles held with the OWC Board and U.S. Wheat Associates Board continue to make him a valuable leader for the wheat industry on both state and national levels.”


Stephen’s responsibilities as a member of the commission include working with the other members to develop and oversee the implementation of policy and programs, approve budget expenditures, direct the funding of research, market development and public education, represent district producer interests, and promote Oklahoma wheat.


Tom and his wife Phyllis currently farm approximately 8000 acres with 2500 acres of that in wheat production. Stephens has served in every office of the Texas County Fair Board. He is on the board of Guymon Church of the Nazarene, on the research advisory board of Oklahoma Panhandle State University at Goodwell and was a school board member for 12 years. He is also a member of the Texas County Irrigation & Water Resources Association


He joins current commission members Michael Peters, Okarche; David Gammill, Chattanooga, Don Schieber, Ponca City and Kenneth Failes, Cherokee.


The Oklahoma Wheat Commission promotes greater utilization of wheat in both domestic and international markets through research, market development and public education.



Source - The Oklahoma Wheat Commission




   

 

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