The Department of Animal Sciences Chair, Dr. John Foltz, was recently elected to the Farm Foundation Board of Directors. Foltz joined the Department as Chair in October 2017. Farm Foundation is an agricultural policy institute cultivating dynamic non-partisan collaboration to meet society's needs for food, fiber, feed and energy. Since 1933, it has connected leaders in farming, business, academia, organizations and government through proactive, rigorous debate and objective issue analysis. The 29-member Farm Foundation Board of Directors is responsible for managing the affairs of Farm Foundation and is comprised of leaders in production agriculture, agribusiness, academia, rural communities, media, retail and NGOs.