Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst will no be seeking a re-election.

Hurst making the announcement Tuesday during the bureau’s monthly meeting.

Hurst was first elected as President in 2010 and previously served as Vice President.

Officials say they will select their next president at the annual meeting in December.



Statement on Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst’s retirement

Today at a meeting of the Missouri Farm Bureau Board of Directors, MOFB President Blake Hurst announced he will not seek re-election at the conclusion of his current term. Hurst has served as President of the organization for 10 years and serves as a member of the American Farm Bureau Federation Board of Directors. Before his election as President in 2010, he served the organization in several capacities, including Vice President.

Missouri Farm Bureau will select its next President at its annual meeting in early December.