Mission and Leadership – Kentucky Corn Growers Association

Our Vision

Sustainably feed and fuel a growing world

Our Mission

Develop and enhance a sustainable environment for Kentucky Corn Growers

This grassroots organization, founded in 1982, represents the interests of more than 6,000 corn farmers in the Commonwealth by:

  • Improving markets and demand

  • Strengthening consumer trust for products and practices

  • Investing in research for economically and environmentally sustainable production

  • Advancing leadership and membership to provide a voice for Kentucky Corn Growers

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KyCorn is an official state affiliate of the National Corn Growers Association


Our Leadership

The KyCGA is governed by a Board of Directors made up of grower members (two from each membership district and one from each eligible regional association) and industry and extension representatives. The Board of Directors set policy and program priorities for Kentucky, help guide policy and program priorities of the National Corn Growers Association, and advises the Kentucky Corn Promotion Council on project funding.

President

Josh Lancaster
Webster County

VICE President

James Tucker
Shelby County

Secretary

Micah Lester
Christian County

Treasurer

Joseph Sisk
Christian County

Board of Directors

 

District 1 Representatives
Brandon Wilson, Carlisle Co.
Steve Weatherford, Hickman Co.

District 2 Representatives
Micah Lester, Christian Co.
Brandon Hunt, Christian Co.

District 3 Representatives
Josh Lancaster, Webster Co.
Bob McIndoo, Henderson Co.

District 4 Representatives
Scott Ebelhar, Nelson Co.
Joel Armistead, Logan Co. 

District 5 Representatives
James Tucker, Shelby Co.
Lee Welty, Boyle Co.

District 6 Representatives
Steven Bach, Bath Co.
Jonathan Gaskins, Pulaski Co.

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Local Corn Grower Assn. Representatives
Travis Hancock, Union Co.
Terry Wimp, Lincoln Trail
Tyson Sanderfur, Green River
Alan Hubble, Southeast Ky.

Industry Representatives
Mike Chalfant, Bayer Crop Science
Ronan Cummins, Agronomy One
John Danesi, Ky Expo Foundation

Extension Representative
Clint Hardy, Daviess Co.


Latest Leader News

About KYCA

Who is KY Corn

Our vision is to sustainably feed and fuel a growing world.

KyCGA

Our organization empowers corn farmers to elevate their voice in the governmental process.

KY Corn Promotion Council

The Kentucky Corn Promotion Council collects and administers a .0025 checkoff, which is remitted on corn sold throughout Kentucky.

Annual Report

Review the latest Annual Report and explore highlights from 2023.

Checkoff at work

Overview

The Kentucky corn checkoff makes important market development, promotion, education, and research efforts possible.

Markets

We serve a variety of markets including, Ethanol, Bourbon & Distilled Spritis, Trade, and Livestock Feed to name a few.

Research

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Education

Kentucky Corn supports multiple programs about agriculture literacy and improving agriculture educations.

Sustainability

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Policy

Action Alerts

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Grassroots

For us, grassroots means that corn farmer members are the organization. Our organization is governed by a board of directors who are elected by farmer members.

Resources

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FAQs

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Programs

Read more about all programs offered

Corn farmer checkoff funds go to a variety of annual programming to ensure a strong and vibrant Kentucky agriculture industry and to strengthen the efforts of other organizations toward their missions to enhance the future of our industry.

Core Farmer Scholarship

The CORE Farmer Program is a two-year curriculum designed to deliver classroom-style instructional learning, expand participants’ peer network and gain perspectives from other business endeavors.

News & Resources

Blog, Press, Updates

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Corn Facts

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Agriculture Education

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Classroom Resources

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