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Becker returns to MFA in new role as director

ThadThad Becker is a new director at MFA Incorporated.The newest member of MFA Incorporated’s Board of Directors is a familiar face to many MFA members, customers and employees.

Thad Becker of Mexico, Mo., will represent District 7, replacing Jimmy Reading of Curryville, whose term ended in March. Becker was elected during

MFA’s district delegate meeting held March 4 in Moberly. He’s been a member of MFA since 2014 and worked for MFA Incorporated’s Agronomy Division for 21 years before leaving to farm full time in 2022. He and his family raise 1,800 acres of corn, soybeans and wheat. Becker and his wife, Kellar, have three children, Gus, Hank and Miriam.

“I’ve been very lucky to be involved in MFA throughout my entire life and made many good friends during my time there,” Becker said. “I want to continue to serve MFA and help drive how the company develops over the next few years. As a board member, I’ll be happy to discuss concerns and ideas from farmers in my district and help communicate that to the management team.”

Tim Brand of Glasgow, Davin Althoff of California, Gerald Eggerman of South Greenfield and Steve Stone of Galena were also re-elected to their positions in Districts 6, 9, 11 and 12, respectively. Members of the corporate board are eligible to serve three-year terms and are limited to four consecutive terms.

In addition to elections, the March meetings in each of MFA’s 14 districts gave farmer-owners a chance to learn about the cooperative’s financial progress, learn about the new MFA Connect portal, hear from management and operating divisions and get updates from their regions.

Check out the full April 2024 Issue of Today's Farmer magazine.

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