The Corn Growers Association of North Carolina held its annual business meeting recently at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center at the Research Triangle Park. Joshua Gaddy, who lives in Clinton but farms in Duplin County, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Association. He was congratulated by Wake Byrd of Bladen County who was elected at this meeting as the president of the association.
Gaddy grew up on a small farm in Anson County. He attended North Carolina State University and received a degree in agronomy. After graduation from NCSU he worked with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension for three years as a field crops agent in Sampson County. Since August 2007 he has worked as an agronomist with Murphy-Brown based out of Warsaw.
He helps manage Murphy Brown’s row crop operation on its company owned swine farm. Gaddy and his wife, Lacey, are expecting a baby boy at the end of March.