Sorghum Checkoff Names Two Regional Directors


LUBBOCK, Texas – The Sorghum Checkoff has named Sarah Bowser of Holton, Kan., and Jesse McCurry of Colwich, Kan. as regional directors.

Bowser brings a wealth of experience to the Sorghum Checkoff team and will be serving producers in Kansas. She was most recently the vice president of membership services and external affairs for the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. Her background also includes directing the Kansas Certified Crop Adviser program within the Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association and experience with the Kansas Association of Ethanol Processors.

As a Sorghum Checkoff regional director, McCurry will be serving producers in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and South Dakota. McCurry most recently served as the director of individual giving with Big Brothers Big Sisters and is on the Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership (KARL) program board of directors. His past experience with Kennedy and Coe as a business development specialist and with the Kansas Department of Commerce as an economic development representative will serve the sorghum industry well.

Bowser and McCurry will join the Sorghum Checkoff staff Aug. 19.