MGGA Sets Policy and Elects Leadership​

Great Falls – Montana Grain Growers Association wrapped up their 67th Annual Trade Show and Convention. The MGGA annual convention is where members discuss and approve the policy platform that guides the organization on issues impacting the ag industry.

Members passed policy for 2022-2023 and elected new officers. Nathan Keane from Loma, will serve as President, Boyd Heilig from Moore will serve as Vice President, Klayton Lohr from Shelby will serve as Treasurer and Steve Sheffels from Great Falls will serve as Secretary. Tryg Koch from Kalispell will serve as Past President.

Re-elected for a second four-year term on the MGGA Board of Directors Adam Billmayer from Hogeland, Eric Hanson from Gilford and Trevor Schock from Vida.

Newly elected Board of Directors include Paul Kanning from Flaxville and Ken Johnson from Conrad. MGGA also added Shaud Schwarzbach from Big Sandy, Levi Ostberg from Fairfield and Paul Bradley from Garneill as directors at large.


The Montana Grain Growers Association is a commodity specific organization representing the interests of Montana wheat and barley growers. We use the contacts and experience gained over the past 60+ years to affect the laws, regulations and rules that we farm by. We are recognized as an influential commodity organization in our state and country and we use that influence to make things happen.