Congratulations to Flint F. Richards, Erda, Utah, who has been named an Area Representative for the American Jersey Cattle Association and National All-Jersey Inc.
Richards will provide on-farm service in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, Montana and Wyoming, and also travel nationwide as an evaluator for the AJCA Linear Type Traits Appraisal program.
A fourth-generation dairyman, Richards attended Utah State University where he worked as a research assistant for geneticist Dr. Robert C. Lamb and earned a B.S. in Animal Science magna cum laude in 1982. For over 30 years, he was an owner and manager of Richards Jersey Farm, which included 300 milking cows at its peak and achieved national recognition for milk and protein production.
Richards served eight years on the governor-appointed Utah Quality Growth Commission and as its chairman from 2009 through 2011. In 2012, he completed 16 years on the Board of Directors of the Utah Farm Bureau Federation and has also served on the Utah Dairy Commission (1997-2001) and the Erda Township Planning Commission (2003-2008).
Source: US Jersey