At August Meeting...

Kansas Corn Growers Association Appoints Board Member

The Kansas Corn Growers Association board appointed Tanner McNinch, Ness City to serve as a board member representing west central Kansas. The action came after Dennis McNinch, Utica submitted his resignation. Dennis McNinch serves on the National Corn Growers Association board and also the Kansas Corn Commission. In his resignation, he cited the time involved in serving on the national board and the state checkoff.

Tanner McNinch is a fifth-generation farmer with his wife and two children at McNinch Farms in west central Kansas. The family farm grows corn, wheat and sorghum. He holds a bachelors degree in Biology from Southwestern College. Tanner has been active in yield contests, software trainings, and in the No-Till on the Plains organization. He is a graduate of Class 1 of the Kansas Corn Corps young farmer professional development program. He served as a Kansas delegate at NCGA’s Corn Congress session in July. He will fill the remainder of the term for the west central position which expires in 2024.

Established in 1975, the Kansas Corn Growers Association represents growers in legislative and regulatory issues and advocates for corn and agriculture. KCGA is a state affiliate of the National Corn Growers Association.