Four Hoosier Corn Farmers Seeking Re-election to Indiana Corn Marketing Council

first_img Four Hoosier Corn Farmers Seeking Re-election to Indiana Corn Marketing Council SHARE By Andy Eubank – Aug 20, 2013 SHARE Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News Four Hoosier Corn Farmers Seeking Re-election to Indiana Corn Marketing Council Facebook Twitter Voting for the Indiana Corn Marketing Council’s (ICMC) annual election opened August 19 and runs through August 30, 2013 at county Purdue Cooperative Extension Service offices across the state. All voters must visit the Cooperative Extension office to cast their vote.The ICMC board manages state corn checkoff investments and determines promotional, educational and research activities that can strengthen Indiana’s corn industry.According to the Indiana Corn Market Development Law, those who vote in the election of directors to the ICMC Board must be an Indiana producer which is defined as any person engaged in the business of producing and marketing corn in Indiana under the producer’s own name or the name of an entity in which the producer has ownership.The state is divided into nine districts with one director representing each of the districts and six At-Large seats representing the entire state of Indiana. This year, ICMC has seats up for election in Districts 1 and 7, as well as two At-Large seats.District 1: John Whaley of Brook, Ind. is running for re-election. District 1 counties include Benton, Jasper, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke, and White.District 7: Dennis Whitsitt, Huntingburg, Ind. is running for re-election. District 7 counties include Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Greene, Knox, Martin, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Sullivan, Vanderburgh, and Warrick.At-Large seats: Ronnie Mohr of Greenfield, Ind. and Michael Nichols of Rockport, Ind. are running for re-election. The At-Large seats represent the entire state of Indiana.Newly-elected directors for districts 1, and 7 and the at-large seats will serve three-year terms beginning October 1, 2013. ICMC directors can serve three consecutive full terms or a total of nine consecutive years.For more information about this year’s elections, contact Governance Manager, Dana Finlan at [email protected] or 317.614.0118.Source: ICMC Previous articleZilmax Suspension Raising More Questions on Both SidesNext articleJasper County Fighting Palmer Pigweed Andy Eubanklast_img read more

Local school district reps speak nationally

first_img Local school district reps speak nationally Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Head said the Virtual High School includes the county school system’s academy programs, seven of them, Global Studies and Credit Recovery.Head said he and McClure are honored to have the opportunity to speak at the National Dropout Prevention Network Conference.“A lot of schools look like Pike County High School – median income, population — and I think a lot of the schools represented at the dropout prevention conference will be interested in what we are doing,” he said. “We’ve got good stuff going on and it’s offered to our students at no cost. We make staying in school as easy as possible by offering opportunities for students to recover credits they have lost in a way that they can graduate with their classmates.”We also make it possible for students to begin college with an associate degree that is a savings of about $35,000.” Dr. Mark Bazzell, superintendent of Pike County Schools, said it is a great honor for the Pike County Schools to be represented at the national conference and it also validates what the Pike County School System is doing in the area of dropout prevention.“Through our Virtual High School, we are making it possible for students to catch up with their classmates and provide an avenue for these students to graduate with their classes,” Bazzell said. “The Virtual High School also allows students who want to achieve an increased academic challenge to achieve their goals.”Head and McClure have been involved with the Pike County Schools Virtual High School from the beginning and are continually looking for ways and designing programs that will “keep kids in school.” Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? 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We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Latest Stories McClure said an associate degree often opens doors that would not be available to someone with a just a high school diploma.“Of course, our academy programs allow students to take classes in areas of special interests,” he said. “That appeals to a lot of students. All of these programs keep students in school who would have dropped out otherwise. They are working for our students and can be implemented in schools in urban areas and in rural areas. And, can be successful in both.“We have simply made these type programs a priority and our local leadership and school board have made this all possible and facilitate our ever-developing partnerships.”Head and McClure will speak at a conference workshop and will also be available to discuss the Pike County Schools’ Virtual High School programs at site visits and informally.“Jeff and I will be available to talk more in depth with anyone who is interested,” Head said. “We believe in what we are doing with all of our programs. And, we’ll be interested in what other school systems are doing in the area of dropout prevention. We are always acceptable to ideas that will benefit our students.” By The Penny Hoarder Book Nook to reopen Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By Jaine Treadwell Not often are representatives from a small school district in the rural South invited to speak at a national educational conference, especially at a conference that focuses on dropout prevention.However, Dr. Mark Head and Jeff McClure will represent the Pike County School System at the 2016 National Dropout Prevention Network Conference in Detroit, Michigan, on Oct. 2-5.Head is the administrative assistant to the superintendent of Pike County Schools, and Jeff McClure is director of alternative learning and distance educator facilitator for Pike County Schools, Sponsored Content Print Article Published 3:00 am Thursday, September 29, 2016 You Might Like Poultry, pigs and performers highlight county fair The 2016 Pike County Fair opens Tuesday night at the Pike County Fairgrounds and the sponsoring Troy Shrine Club is… read more Skip Email the authorlast_img read more