DeShon and her husband, Jeff, raise row crops, hay, cattle and meat goats on their Boone County family farm. She also operates a grazing service, Goat on the Go Mid-MO, LLC. Their grown children, Justin and Jessica Baker, live on the farm with their families.
The DeShons have been Farm Bureau members for 30 years and Glenda is also Boone County Farm Bureau P&E chair. They are involved in the Missouri Sheep and Goat Conference, MU Alumni Association, Missouri Forage and Grassland Council and the Boone County Soil & Water Conservation District. Their farm has received conservation awards from the Chamber of Commerce and Soil & Water Conservation District.
DeShon’s appointment to the P&E committee was made at Missouri Farm Bureau’s annual meeting December 3 at the Lake of the Ozarks. She represents District 3 in the central area of the state. As a member of the 10-person committee, she will help develop, implement and evaluate projects and programs that promote agriculture.