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Gov. Rick Snyder makes reappointment to the Michigan Carrot Commission

Thursday, December 17, 2015

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointment of Nathan Karnemaat, of Fremont, to the Michigan Carrot Commission. 

The five-member commission prepares and oversees the carrot marketing program budget to promote the advancement of Michigan's carrot industry.

"I am confident Nathan will continue to do great work on behalf of Michigan agriculture, and I am thankful for his willingness to serve," Snyder said.

Karnemaat serves as a manager at Karnemaat, LLC and has farmed for 10 years. He grows carrots, potatoes, peas, pickles, corn, soybean, butternut squash, and wheat. Additionally he raises lowline Angus cows and manages a finishing hog barn for Valleyview Pork. Karnemaat earned an associate’s degree from Grace Bible College and a bachelor’s degree in organizational management from Spring Arbor University. He continues to represent processed growers.

Karnemaat will serve a three-year term expiring Oct. 31, 2018. Appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.