“We are pleased with Governor-Elect Greiten’s choice of Chris Chinn as the next Director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture. Chris is a respected, nationally known advocate for agriculture, a successful hog farmer and an exceptional appointment to lead Missouri’s Agriculture Department.”

Chris Chinn serves on the Missouri Farm Bureau State Board of Directors and is also a former chairperson of the American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee.

“We also commend the current Director of Agriculture, Richard Fordyce, for his excellent leadership and service to Missouri agriculture.”