Andy Clay, of Jamestown, was elected to a two-year term on the Missouri Farm Bureau (MOFB) Board of Directors during the organization’s 104th annual meeting December 4 at the Lake of the Ozarks. Clay will represent District 3 in the east central area of the state. He replaces Harry Thompson, of Lohman, who retired from the board after serving four two-year terms.
Clay is a 7th generation farmer, who with his father owns and operates Clay Farms, a diversified operation that consists of row crops, cover crops and a mixed cow/calf herd. Clay manages the farm operation and his father manages a family feed mill and seed/chemical sales. The family farm includes land originally settled in 1816 along the Missouri River.
Clay and his wife, Kacey, served on the MOFB Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Committee and he was appointed committee chairman in 2013. Following their two-year term with the state committee, they served two years on the American Farm Bureau Federation YF&R Committee. Andy has served on the Moniteau County Farm Bureau Board where he served as president and YF&R chair.
Kacey owns and operates a salon, Kacey’s Kreations, in Jamestown and assists with record keeping for the farm. The farm couple has three children, Hudson, age 10, and eight-year-old twins, Hayden and Hadley.