BARTH TO RETIRE FROM CREDIT REVIEW BOARD
BISMARCK - The longtime chairman of the North Dakota Credit Review Board
(CRB), Elwood "Woody" Barth, is retiring after 22 years of service.
"Woody Barth has made an invaluable contribution to North Dakota's agricultural industry," said Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, who presented Barth with a plaque Wednesday, during the CRB's regular meeting.
First appointed to the Credit Review Board in 1989 by then-Commissioner of Agriculture Sarah Vogel, Barth has been reappointed 10 times.
Barth lives and farms near Solen, where he
wife, Carmel, operate an Angus/Simmental cow/calf operation and grow no-till corn.
The vice-president of the North Dakota Farmers Union, Barth is one of two North Dakota members of the Cattlemen's Beef Promotion and Research Board, appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.