Michael Peters of Okarche Re-Appointed to Serve in Dist. 3 Board Seat of the OK Wheat CommissionTue, 22 May 2018 11:34:48 CDT
Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture, Jim Reese, recently re-appointed Michael Peters to a five-year term on the Oklahoma Wheat Commission Board. Peters, a wheat producer from Okarche, will represent District III, which includes Beckham, Blaine, Canadian, Custer, Dewey, Kingfisher, Roger Mills and Washita counties.
“We are excited that Michael Peters 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.”
Peter’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.
Michael and his wife Linda currently farm approximately 2800 acres with 2100 acres of that in wheat production. Peters serves on the Mid-Oklahoma Coop Board of Directors and Plains Partners Coop Board. He is President of the Voters Assembly and Elder at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Okarche, OK and is a member of Oklahoma Farm Bureau.
He will continue his service with current commission members, David Gammill, Chattanooga, Don Schieber, Ponca City, Kenneth Failes, Cherokee and Tom Stephens, Guymon. The Oklahoma Wheat Commission promotes greater utilization of wheat in both domestic and international markets through research, market development and public education.
Source - Oklahoma Wheat Commission
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