Inside NAWG with President Jimmie Musick…
2018 Farm Bill, National Wheat Yield Contest & More
(The BARN / FarmCast Radio – Briggsdale, CO) April 24, 2018 – Joining FarmCast Radio and the Colorado Ag News Network is Jimmie Musick, President of the National Association of Wheat Growers discussing several topics including:
- Current Wheat Conditions
- US House version of the 2018 Farm Bill
- US Senate’s version of the 2018 Farm Bill
- Trade – NAFTA & Trans Pacific Partnership
- Potential Trade War with China
- 2018 National Wheat Yield Contest – Entries due by May 15th!
- & More
Jimmie Musick is proud to be part of a five-generation family farm in Sentinel, Okla. He owns and operates Musick Farms and Cattle Company with his wife Judy, son Tracy and wife Ronda, and grandsons Colt and Larame.
The family’s diversified farm includes alfalfa, wheat, milo and cotton, as well as, a feeder cattle operation. The family farming business has expanded over the years to also include trucking, cattle buying, alfalfa, and seed sales.
Jimmie has a passion for the next generation farmer and was Past Chairman of both the Oklahoma Young Farmers Education Association and the National Young Farmers Education Association. He has also held leadership roles in the Stockholders Advisory Committee of the U.S. AgBank and the National Wheat Foundation Committee. Additionally, Jimmie was a former Board of Director at the Farm Credit of Western Oklahoma for 30 years and is currently Chairman of the Washita County Excise Board. He has also served as President of the Oklahoma Wheat Growers Association.
Farming is not Jimmie’s only passion; he has a deep commitment to his community and church. Jimmie is a Deacon at his local Baptist Church and visits those in need at local retirement facilities and hospitals.
NAWG is the primary representative in Washington D.C. for wheat growers, working to ensure a better future for America’s growers, the industry and the general public. NAWG works with a team of 21 state wheat grower organizations, including Colorado, to benefit the wheat industry at state and national levels. From their offices in the Wheat Growers Building on Capitol Hill, NAWG’s staff members are in constant contact with state association representatives, NAWG grower leaders, Members of Congress, Congressional staff members and the public.
To learn more about the National Association of Wheat Growers, please visit www.wheatworld.org
And to learn more about the Colorado Association of Wheat Growers, please visit www.coloradowheat.org