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 also has served his state and community in a variety of ways. He was elected to the Indiana House of Representatives in 2022 and now represents District 16. He also served as a Jasper County commissioner for 18 years and is a past president of the Indiana Association of County Commissioners.
He is a past 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 served 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 a past member of the Jasper County 4-H Council.
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