MGGA Welcomes Montana Pulse Crop Committee Exec
March 7, 2023 - Montana Grain Growers Association (MGGA) applied and received a grant from the Montana Pulse Crop Committee and recently hired Liz Edmundson, of Cascade, to serve as the executive director to the Montana Pulse Crop Committee (MPCC).
Over the years, MGGA has realized the necessity and value to collaborate with other commodities beyond wheat and barley. MGGA is proud to hire an executive director to address pulse industry needs and improve the return on investment for Montana’s farmers. The intent of hiring an executive is to identify an individual to serve the pulse committee who would be able to invest in and deliver support to the committee with marketing, research, education, and policy development
MGGA Executive Vice President, Alison Vergeront applauds the selection of Liz Edmundson to serve as the Executive Director of MPCC. "We welcome Liz and look forward to working with her to support and ensure the success of the committee and the pulse growers." Vergeront said. "The work Liz does will ultimately help all the farmers in Montana who raise wheat, barley and pulse crops"
“Thank you to Alison and the MGGA crew for making the transition into a new position so seamless and welcoming.” Liz Edmundson stated. “I am thrilled to be stepping into a supporting role for the Montana Pulse Crop Committee and I look forward to working with a team that puts the success of the Montana farmer (pulse producer) at the core of its decisions.”
The MPCC is a Governor appointed board made up of 5 Montana pulse crop producers who oversee the collection and distribution of 1% of the net receipts of all pulse crops grown in Montana. The MPCC mission is to; invest in and deliver support for marketing, research, education, and policy development programming that improves return on investment for the pulse producers of Montana. For more information visit HERE.
Source: Montana Grain Growers Association