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Published November 21, 2011, 02:16 PM

Underwood farmer named president of ND Farm Bureau

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An Underwood farmer has been named president of the North Dakota Farm Bureau.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An Underwood farmer has been named president of the North Dakota Farm Bureau.

Doyle Johannes (joh-HAN'-ess) was elected over the weekend during the organization's annual meeting in Minot. Johannes previously served as a Farm Bureau board member.

Johannes replaces Eric Aasmundstad (AHZ'-mund-stahd), who held the position for 12 years.

North Dakota Farm Bureau officials say the farm advocacy organization has more than 27,000 members.

Johannes and his wife, Patsy, have a diversified small grain and row crop farm near Underwood. They also operate a custom feedlot.

Wolford farmer Chris Brossart was elected to serve a two-year term as the group's vice president.

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