Former Seedsman Named to Farm Foundation Board

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At it’s most recent board meeting, leaders of the Farm Foundation elected Mark Scholl of J and M Scholl Inc. in Owensboro, Ky. as chairman of the board of trustees.

Scholl is president of J and M Scholl, inc., a family agriculture holding company that includes a farm, an export grain business, a wind farm and real estate holdings. Scholl worked in the finance industry before an interest in commercialization of value-added grains lead to starting ExSeed Genetics, which was sold to BASF. During his time with BASF, Scholl served as director of BASF Plant Science.

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