Rex Larsen is a Board Member, Vice President and Co-Founder of the Miracle of Agriculture Foundation, positions he also holds for the Utah Farm Bureau Federation. He and his wife, Sherrie, live and have a beef cattle ranch in Spanish Fork, where they also grow alfalfa, barley and corn for cattle feed. Rex markets Certified Seed Barley to growers throughout Utah and raises Certified Weed Free Alfalfa and stock show steers for sell as well. He attended his first county Farm Bureau meeting in 1977 and was elected as the president of the Benjamin/Leland local Farm Bureau. Rex has also served on Utah County Farm Bureau board and as both vice president and president. In addition, he recently served as District 4 Director for the Utah Farm Bureau Federation. Rex is active in civic and church activities, and he received […]
It was Ron Gibson’s insight during the earliest days of the Covid-19 pandemic that led to the creation of the Miracle of Agriculture Foundation where he serves as its President and as a Board Member. Affectionately known as the “Milkman,” Ron is a 5th generation dairy farmer in Weber County, and he currently serves as the President of the Utah Farm Bureau Federation. Ron previously served as District 2 Director of the UFBF, Weber County President, Weber County Vice President, and the county and state Young Farmer and Rancher chairman. Gibson Green Acres milks 1,500 head of dairy cows and grows more than 1,500 acres of corn and alfalfa. He, his wife Andrea, and their four children enjoy hosting school groups of all ages on their farm to help promote agriculture.
Dale Newton, CPA is the Chairman and a Co-Founder of the Miracle of Agriculture Foundation. Since early 2017, he has served as the Chief Executive Officer, Secretary and Treasurer of the Utah Farm Bureau Federation. During his career, Dale served in senior executive positions for such organizations as Valley Mental Health, Missouri Employers Mutual, Workers Compensation Fund of Utah, and Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah. He received bachelor’s degrees in Management and Accounting from the University of Utah, as well as a separate degree from Westminster College in Salt Lake City.