Kendell Culp became vice president of Indiana Farm Bureau in January 2016, but he has served the organization at many different levels.
His history with Farm Bureau started with the Jasper County Farm Bureau Young Farmer committee, followed by service on his county board, the state Young Farmer committee, and as county president, before being elected district director in 2000, a position he held for 12 years.
Culp farms with his father, his wife Tammy, and their son Brandon near Rensselaer. They raise corn, soybeans and beef cattle, and they have an independent swine finishing operation.
Culp has been a Jasper County commissioner for 18 years, 16 of those as president, and is a past president of the Indiana Association of County Commissioners.
In addition, he is a member of the Jasper County drainage board, Northwest Indiana Solid Waste District board, Jasper County community corrections board and the Jasper County economic development board.
In addition to Farm Bureau, his agriculture affiliations include serving on the board of the American Soybean Association. He is a past chair of ASA’s farm policy and crop insurance advocacy team and serves on the SoyPac committee. He also serves on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Technical Advisory Committee.
At the community level, he is a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and of the Jasper County 4-H Council.
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