Seven Utah farmers and ranchers have been named to the national commodity and special interest advisory committees to the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Utah Farm Bureau president Ken Ashby, Delta, said the Utahns were selected "because they are excellent farmers and ranchers and leaders in their commodity industries nationally. Selection to the national committees is a sign of the high esteem in which the seven are viewed by their peers throughout the country."The Utahns are Mike Bromley, a Pleasant Grove egg producer who will serve on the national Egg Advisory Committee; Robert McMullin, a Salem, Utah County, fruit grower who will serve on the national Fruit and Nuts Advisory Committee; Brent Christensen, a Moroni, Sanpete County, turkey producer selected to the national Poultry Advisory Committee; and Farrell T. Wankier, a Salt Lake sheep producer, who will serve on the national Sheep Advisory Committee.
Also serving on national committees are Darvel Garn, a Fielding, Box Elder County, small-grains producer and rancher who will serve on the Wheat Advisory Committee; Jerold N. Johnson, an Aurora, Sevier County stockman, who will be on the Public Lands Special Interest Committee; and Bill Ferguson, a Santaquin, Utah County, fruit grower, who will serve on the Farm Labor Special Interest Committee.