Washita County Farm Bureau member Nocona Cook was recently confirmed as the newest member of the State Board of Agriculture.
A fifth-generation farmer, Cook was appointed to the board by Gov. Kevin Stitt and confirmed by the state Senate to serve the southwest district of Oklahoma.
His family farm near Cloud Chief, Oklahoma, consists of wheat, alfalfa and cotton along with a commercial cow-calf operation and custom swathing and hay business.
He currently serves as a member of the OKFB Young Farmers and Ranchers committee and previously served as the OKFB YF&R chair alongside his wife, Jordan.
Cook serves on the Washita County Farm Bureau board, Washita County Cattlemen’s Association board and Cordell Public Schools Board of Education. He is also the president of the Washita County Fire Association and the Cloud Chief Fire Department fire chief and EMT.
Three other Farm Bureau members were confirmed to statewide boards.
Grady County Farm Bureau member Ron Justice was confirmed to the Oklahoma Water Resources Board, Texas County Farm Bureau member Dan Herald was named Area I Commissioner on the Oklahoma Conservation Commission, and Garfield County Farm Bureau member Brady Bond will serve on the Oklahoma State Fire Marshall Board.