Carson Names 2021 NSP Legislative Committee

LUBBOCK, Texas (October 6, 2020)—National Sorghum Producers Chairman Kody Carson appointed two new members to the NSP Legislative Committee, and newly elected board Vice Chairman Craig Meeker of Wellington, Kansas, will assume the role as committee chairman. New committee members include Shelby Britten of Haswell, Colorado, and Matt Braun of Hobart, Oklahoma.

“We have a diverse and dedicated legislative committee with a passion for serving the sorghum industry and building relationships that lead to positive legislative and regulatory change,” said Carson. “I am excited to see the unique perspectives our new members and committee chairman will bring as we head into the post-election season and a new congress.”

The 2021 National Sorghum Producers Legislative Committee members are:

Mike Baker | Trenton, Nebraska
Matt Braun | Hobart, Oklahoma
Shelby Britten | Haswell, Colorado
Brittan Gruhlkey | Wildorado, Texas
Don Hineman | Dighton, Kansas
John Lowery | Rayville, Louisiana
Ethan Miller | Columbia, Missouri
Adam Schindler | Reliance, South Dakota
Jim Sipes | Manter, Kansas
John Williams | Enfield, Illinois
Kent Winter | Mount Hope, Kansas
Chris Yaklin | Robstown, Texas

The new committee held its first meeting Oct. 6, 2020. More information about sorghum producer leaders can be found at


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