An Iowa native, Senator Annette Sweeney grew up on a family farm near Buckeye. After graduating from college, she educated middle school students as a teacher of English and speech. Upon her father’s untimely death in 1983, Senator Sweeney moved back home to Buckeye to the family farm with her mother and sister. Read more about Annette Sweeney
Senator Jackson was first elected to the North Carolina Senate in 2010. He serves as Co-Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee and Vice Chair, Senate Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Committee. He is also the founder, president and CEO of Jackson Farming Company
A third generation Osage County (OK) cattle rancher, Senator Fields served from 2010-2018. He is the SARL Vice President. Read more about Eddie Fields
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State Ag and Rural Leaders
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The State Ag and Rural Leaders group was formed as a 501 c(3) non-profit in 2006 at the 5th Annual Legislative Ag Chairs Summit in Tempe, Arizona. The first Legislative Ag Chairs Summit was in Dallas in 2002.