Jim Hultgren, Alta, has been elected to the Buena Vista County FSA to represent the Elk, Nokomis, Washington, Hayes and Maple Valley township areas.
Hutgren produces corn, soybeans and hogs on a farm near Alta. The Iowa State University graduate has been active in ISU Extension, Aurelia School Board and Kiwanis.
Robert Holmes Sr., Alta, was elected first alternate to the county committee, with Norlin Gutz, Storm Lake, as second alternate.
The county committee oversees USDA farm programs as administered by the FSA locally, and recommends program changes as needed, along with other farm-related duties.
Other current committee members are Gary Balder, Albert City; and Ruth Mickelson, Storm Lake.