The U.S. Department of Agriculture has appointed James Wuerflein of Kremlin, Okla., to the United Sorghum Checkoff Board of Directors. Wuerflein takes the at-large seat vacancy on the 13-member board.

“We are pleased to have this seat vacancy filled, and we look forward to working with James as a valuable member of the Sorghum Checkoff board,” said USCP Chairman, Bill Kubecka of Palacios, Texas.

Wuerflein has raised sorghum on his farm in north central Oklahoma for 20 years. He is a 1982 graduate of Oklahoma State University, a member of the Oklahoma Agricultural Leadership Program Class VII, Farmers Grain Company board member, and a member of the Great Plains Co-op in Lahoma, Okla.