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Farm Credit Mid-America 2024 Board of Directors and Nominating Committee Elections Now Open Click here for more information

2024 Board of Directors Elections

Matt Watson

Matt Watson

Occupation: Farmer/Fleming County Road Department

Flemingsburg, Kentucky

Age: 49

Farming Operation

Watson runs a purebred and commercial cattle operation on 100 acres.


Fleming County High School, Attended Butler Community College, Graduate of Missouri Auction School

Board Experience

  • Farm Credit Mid-America Nominating Committee, past member
  • Fleming County Cattleman’s Board of Directors
  • Fleming County FFA
  • Fleming County Livestock Improvement Board of Directors
  • Kentucky Junior Hereford Association, Advisor

Community and Industry Involvement

  • Fleming County Farm Bureau
  • Fleming County FFA Alumni Association
  • Hereford Youth Foundation of America, member
  • Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association
  • Kentucky Hereford Association

Biographical Information

I am a fifth-generation cattle farmer in northeastern Kentucky with a passion for keeping agriculture’s rich traditions while improving for the next generation. I serve on several agriculture based boards and committees while being an active member of my community.

Why do you want to serve on the Farm Credit Mid-America Board?

I want to serve on the Farm Credit Mid-America Board to make a difference in agriculture, while educating and representing different parts of agriculture.