NAWG CEO to step down

Jim Palmer says "time is right" to step down and have someone with strong agricultural policy experience take over wheat group before next farm bill.

The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) announced that Jim Palmer has decided to step down as its chief executive officer, effective May 31, 2016.

“Jim has been a tremendous and tireless advocate of the U.S. wheat grower specifically and the U.S. wheat industry in general during his tenure as our CEO,” NAWG president Gordon Stoner, a Montana wheat grower, said. “While we certainly don’t want him to leave NAWG, Jim made it very clear to our Executive Committee recently that

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