Jay Garetson, Copeland, is being reappointed to a four year term.
Garetson graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Agriculture Economics. He is a fourth generation family farmer in Gray County and owner/general manager of Providence Transport.
Additionally, Garetson is a founding member of Northwest Cotton Growers Coop Gin, which started the first cotton gin in southwest Kansas.
The Kansas State Board of Agriculture is composed of nine members appointed by the governor. One member is appointed from each congressional district and the remaining members are appointed at large.