James Newman has been elected to represent farmers from LAA-1 on the county committee. This is his first term as a county committee member.
The election results for Local Administrative Area 1 are Newman and John C. Foster, first alternate to COC, LAA-1. Lonnie Neal retired effective Jan. 1.
The county committee can now issue 2005 advance direct payments under the Direct and Counter Cyclical Program.
For more information call the U.S. Department of Agriculture.