Matthew Frostic, of Applegate, Michigan, 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.
Frostic farms 1,000 acres of corn, soybeans, edible beans and sugar beets in east-central Michigan. On his farm, they also have approximately 550 head-finished beef cattle on feed.
On the national level, Frostic serves as the board’s liaison to the Market Development Action Team. He is also a member of the Finance Committee and of NCGA's CornPAC.
Previously, he served as Corn Board Liaison to the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Animal Ag Alliance. Prior to joining the Corn Board, he also served on NCGA’s Market Development Action Team.
On the state level, Frostic served as president of the Michigan Corn Growers Association, which he currently chairs.
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.