Fargo, N.D. – The North Dakota Corn Utilization Council (NDCUC) elected their executive officers to lead the organization and welcomed a new member, with terms effective as of April 1, 2017.

The newly elected executive officers of the NDCUC are: Chairman Scott German from Oakes, Vice Chairman Jason Rayner, Finley, and Secretary/Treasurer Terry Wehlander from DeLamere. Executive officers are elected to serve a one-year term by fellow Council members.

The NDCUC welcomed new member Robert Ferebee from Halliday. Ferebee farms and ranches with his father and two sons. They grow corn, wheat, canola and pulse crops and run a cow/calf operation. Ferebee and his wife Amy have four sons. He will represent the corn producers of District 7, which consists of McKenzie, Golden Valley, Slope, Bowman, Billings, Dunn, Stark, Hettinger, Adams, McLean, Mercer, Oliver, Morton, Grant, Sioux, Sheridan, Burleigh, Emmons, Wells, Kidder, Logan and McIntosh counties. NDCUC members can serve two consecutive four-year terms.

The North Dakota Corn Utilization Council (NDCUC) was created in 1991 and consists of 7 members representing 7 districts. The NDCUC oversees how North Dakota’s corn checkoff dollars are spent on research, education and promotion of corn and corn products.