Don Glenn, of Hillsboro, Ala., serves as a member of the Corn Board of the National Corn Growers Association, a farmer-led trade association with offices in St. Louis and Washington.
Glenn operates a fourth-generation family farm, along with his brother, Brian, in northern Alabama. Together, they grow corn, soybeans, and wheat using cutting-edge technologies and practices that help maximize yield while protecting the environment.
Glenn serves as Corn Board liaison to the Risk Management Action Team and chairs the Governance Committee. Additionally, he serves as the liaison to the North American Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance.
Previously, he served as board liaison to NCGA’s Market Access Action Team and Freedom to Operate Action Team. Additionally, he has held a position on the Governance Committee and represented the association on the Field to Market sustainability initiative. Prior to Corn Board service, he served on the Ethanol Committee and chaired the Production and Stewardship Action Team and its Mycotoxin Task Force.
At the state level, Glenn Is a member of the Alabama Wheat and Feed Grain Producers Board of Directors. He previously served as a past president of the Alabama Soybean and Corn Association and as a director of the Alabama Soy Producers.
Founded in 1957, the National Corn Growers Association represents nearly 40,000 dues-paying corn growers and the interests of more than 300,000 farmers who contribute through corn checkoff programs in their states. NCGA and its 50 affiliated state associations and checkoff organizations work together to help protect and advance corn growers’ interests.