Gov. Rick Snyder makes reappointments to the Asparagus Marketing Advisory Board
December 17, 2015
Thursday, December 17, 2015
LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointments of Dwight Fuehring, of Mears, and Kyle Weber, of Watervliet, to the Michigan Asparagus Marketing Advisory Board.
The board, housed within the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, develops and implements asparagus marketing programs.
"Michigan’s food and agriculture industry is the second most diverse in the nation and asparagus is an important crop in our state," Snyder said. "I thank these experienced farmers for serving on this board as we continue to ensure Michigan is an agricultural leader.”
Fuehring is the owner and operator of Fuehring Farms, LLC. He also serves as the assistant chief of the Hart Fire Department. Fuehring earned a certificate in agricultural science, fruit and vegetable production from Michigan State University. He continues to represent North-Central Michigan growers.
Weber is a sixth-generation owner and general operations manager for Weber Orchards and a supervisor of Wise Farms & Storage, an apple packinghouse. He is also an executive assistant for MM Farms, a 100-acre farm that grows asparagus, cucumbers, apples, and peaches. Weber earned an associate’s degree in agricultural business management from Michigan State University. He continues to represent growers at large.
Members serve three-year terms expiring Nov. 13, 2018. The appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.