Casner Elected To Missouri Corn Board

Posted on: October 1, 2020

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.)–Adam Casner of Carrollton, Mo., was recently elected to the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council board of directors. Casner began his volunteer service to corn farmers effective Oct. 1.

“As a seventh generation Missouri farmer, it is important to me that we continue to protect, develop, and expand markets,” noted Casner. “We must defend our agricultural industry and the way of life we enjoy on our family farms to ensure a prosperous future for many generations to come.”

Casner replaces Gary Porter of Mercer, Mo., on the MCMC board of directors. He will be nominated to the Missouri Corn Growers Association (MCGA) board at the organization’s annual meeting in January.

“It is always good to add new growers to the board,” says incoming MCMC Chairman Jay Schutte of Benton City. “They bring fresh ideas and things we may not have thought about before. I hope they bring their voices. The worst thing you can do is be silent. We need all voices and ideas to keep moving the industry forward.”

The MCMC board of directors is comprised of 14 farmers elected from across the state. This volunteer board was formed in 1984 with the passage of a corn checkoff and is dedicated to market development, research, and education. To learn more, visit

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