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Texas Wheat Producers Board Hosting Biennial Election

The Texas Wheat Producers Board is reminding residents that April 6th will be the last postmark date biennial election.

Terms expiring in 2021 include Scott McGarraugh of District I, Corby Shadid of District II, Freddie Streit of District III, and Scott Born and Ben Scholz of District IV. 

These districts consist of the following counties:

  • District I: Dallam, Sherman, Ochiltree, Lipscomb, Hansford, Roberts, Moore, Hartley, Hutchinson and Gray
  • District II: Carson, Potter, Oldham, Deaf Smith, Randall, Armstrong, Briscoe, Swisher, Castro, Parmer, Hale and Floyd
  • District III: Childress, Hardeman, Foard, Knox, Throckmorton, Haskell, Archer, Baylor, Wilbarger, Wichita, Young and Clay
  • District IV: All other counties in Texas

Ballots must be mailed to the polling place at 5405 West I-40, Amarillo, Texas 79106, with a postmark date no later than April 6, 2021. If a producer is unable to obtain a ballot at his or her county Extension office, one may be requested from the Texas Wheat Producers Board by calling (806) 352-2191.

Board members are responsible for the allocation of funds from a statewide wheat producer assessment of two cents per bushel. These funds are applied to wheat research, education and market development to further the wheat industry in Texas. The Texas Agricultural Commodity Referendum Law prohibits such funds from being used for lobbying or legislative efforts.

For more information, contact the Texas Wheat Producers Board office at (806) 352-2191, by email at [email protected] or visit http://www.texaswheat.org.

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