Doug Wolf, a pork producer from Lancaster, WI, was named vice president of the National Pork Producers Council during the group’s annual business meeting held March 5-7 in Dallas.
Wolf is a partner in Wolf L&G Farms LLC, with his wife Kris and son Shannon. They operate a 1,200-sow, farrow-to-finish unit that markets 24,000 hogs annually. The Wolf family farm includes a cow-calf herd, a feedlot, and 1,200 acres of corn, soybeans and alfalfa.
Wolf has served on the NPPC board of directors for the past three years. He has been active in the Wisconsin Pork Association, the Grant County, WI Pork Producers, the Wisconsin Farm Bureau and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.
“Doug has been a strong leader in the U.S. pork industry and brings that leadership and knowledge to his new position as vice president of NPPC,” said NPPC CEO Neil Dierks.
Continuing as NPPC directors are: Gary Asay, Osco, IL; Kathy Chinn, Clarence, MO; R.C. Hunt, Wilson, NC; Mark Legan, Coatesville, IN; Larry Liepold, Okabena, MN; Bill Luckey, Columbus, NE; and Randy Spronk, Edgerton, MN. Quentin Bottorff, Phibro Animal Health, will remain the allied industry representative on the board.
Outgoing NPPC President Bryan Black, Canal Winchester, OH, will serve on the board as immediate past president.
Rick Rehmeier, Augusta, MO and Joe Popplewell, Hennessey, OK, were elected for one-year terms on the NPPC’s Nominating Committee.