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Farm Credit Services of America Announces 2024 Board Election Results


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Judith Nygren Corporate Communications & Public Relations Specialist
Phone: 402-348-3346


OMAHA, NEBRASKA – Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) stockholders elected two agricultural producers to serve on the Board of Directors. Both were incumbents and they will serve a four-year term, beginning April 1, 2024, through March 31, 2028.

Cris Miller of Spearfish, South Dakota, owns Miller’s Crow Creek Ranch, L.L.C., a family business with a commercial cow-calf operation, a backgrounding operation and feed crops. He also serves on the AgriBank District Farm Credit Council. Miller has been on the Board since 2012.

Jon Van Beek of Primghar, Iowa, has a family farm operation, raising corn and soybean seed. He also is a partner in D-Nine, Inc., custom feeding hogs. Van Beek has been on the Board since 2009. He previously served on the Board from 1995 to 1997 and 2001 to 2003.

FCSAmerica is governed by a Board of Directors that reflects the diversity of agriculture in the Association’s territory of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Board consists of twelve Directors elected by customer-owners. Three Directors are appointed by the Board to provide additional perspectives and expertise.

Nick Jorgensen of Ideal, South Dakota, was reappointed to serve a four-year term effective April 1, 2024. Jorgensen owns and operates Jorgensen Land and Cattle Partnership with his father, cousin and uncle. The family grows multiple crops, has a registered Angus cow herd and commercial Angus bull operation, and provides guided pheasant hunts. Jorgensen was originally appointed to the FCSAmerica Board in 2016.

About Farm Credit Services of America

Farm Credit Services of America is a customer-owned financial cooperative proud to finance the growth of rural America, including the special needs of young and beginning producers. With nearly $42 billion in assets at the end of 2023 and $7.5 billion in members’ equity, FCSAmerica is one of the region’s leading providers of credit and insurance services to farmers, ranchers, agribusiness and rural residents in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.