Trump Administration recently appointed David Schemm as the new Kansas Farm Service Agency executive director. 

Schemm joined the Kansas FSA team on Monday, November 13.

Schemm has been active in leadership roles from community, state and national levels. He served as both a school board member and president, as well as a member of the extension board. Additionally, he served as president of the Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and president of the National Association of Wheat Growers. He has been an advocate for farmers for a number of years on the Field to Market Board, Ag Data Coalition Board, Heartland Plant Innovations, Ag Rail Business Council, and various other agricultural organizations. He is a third-generation Kansas farmer who farms with his wife, son and son’s fiancé in Sharon Springs.

As the state executive director, Schemm will use his leadership experience to oversee FSA programs in a customer-focused manner to ensure a safe, affordable, abundant and nutritious food supply for consumers.