Evan Teague has been named vp of Environmental Points at Arkansas Farm Bureau, the place he’ll deal with the intersection of agricultural and environmental points. He beforehand served the group as vp of Commodity and Regulatory Affairs.

John Bailey will assume tasks as vp of Commodity and Regulatory Affairs and may have administration duty for the staff who direct the state’s commodity checkoff applications, Farm Bureau’s financial analysis, in addition to state and federal regulatory evaluation.

“Arkansas Farm Bureau has been a pioneer in offering one of these deal with environmental points,” mentioned Jeff Pitchford, government vp for Arkansas Farm Bureau. “In am excited that Evan’s background and experiences will probably be introduced collectively to focus solely on the environmental points that encompass agriculture.”

Teague joined Farm Bureau in 2004 because the group’s first environmental specialist and later turned the director of Environmental and Regulatory Affairs. He spent virtually eight years as an engineering guide earlier than becoming a member of Farm Bureau. Teague was appointed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson to the Nutrient Water High quality Buying and selling Advisory Panel, the place he chaired the Non-Level Supply Subcommittee.

Bailey has deep administration expertise. He joined Farm Bureau in 2016, and most not too long ago served as director of Commodity and Regulatory Affairs. Bailey additionally spent 16 years with the Arkansas Division of Environmental High quality, ending his tenure there as senior operations supervisor and assistant chief, the place he managed greater than 50 employees members. He additionally labored 4 years as a supervisor for Baxter Healthcare in Mountain House.

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