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NG Turf Continues to Lead Through Industry Involvement 

We are excited to announce that Jutt Howard, Vice President of Business Operations at NG Turf, has been named the newest President of the Board of Directors for the Georgia Crop Improvement Association (GCIA). The appointment is a testament to Jutt’s dedication and expertise in the agricultural industry. 

Howard brings more than 20 years of experience in the agricultural industry to his new role as the GCIA’s Board President.  Throughout his career, Howard has gained a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the areas of seed production, crop protection, and plant genetics. Jutt’s appointment is a recognition of his considerable experience and knowledge in the field of agriculture.

Jutt Howard, VP of Business Operations, Certified Turfgrass Professional, Whitesburg Georgia farm

The GCIA is a non-profit organization that aims to promote the development and distribution of improved crop varieties and planting materials. Jutt will assist in leading the organization in its mission to improve the quality and productivity of Georgia’s crops and ensure that farmers have access to the best possible resources. 

“We are thrilled that Jutt has been named the President of the Board of Directors for the Georgia Crop Improvement Association,” said Aaron McWhorter, founder and CEO of NG Turf. “His extensive experience in the agricultural industry and his commitment to promoting the use of high-quality seed and plant materials make him the perfect candidate for this important role.” 

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At NG Turf, Howard has been instrumental in driving the company’s growth and success. He has overseen the development of new products and services, as well as the expansion of the company’s farms and operations. His leadership has been critical in positioning NG Turf as a leading provider of high-quality turfgrass for a variety of applications, from residential lawns to professional sports fields. Howard’s experience and leadership have been invaluable to NG Turf, and he will undoubtedly bring these qualities to his new role as Board President of the GCIA.  

 Jutt Howard is excited to take on this new challenge and looks forward to working with the GCIA board, members, and staff to advance the organization’s goals.

I am honored to be elected,” said Howard. “And I look forward to working with the dedicated members of this organization to continue to support Georgia’s agricultural industry and promote the use of high-quality seed and plant materials.” 

NG Turf is proud to have Jutt Howard as a leader in our company, and we are confident that his appointment as President of the Board of Directors of the GCIA will further enhance his reputation as a leader in the agricultural industry. We look forward to seeing the positive impact he will have on the GCIA and the agriculture community in Georgia. 


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