Jack Brainard has been selected as the 2016 Cleavinger Intern for the American Sugarbeet Growers Association. He will begin his six-week internship on May 31.
Jack is a second-generation beet grower. His parents, John and Janet Brainard, raise sugarbeets on the family farm in Ada, Minnesota. John is a member of the ASGA Board of Directors and the American Crystal Sugar Cooperative Board of Directors.
Jack is pursuing a degree in Business Administration at the North Dakota State University. Through his internship with the ASGA, he will have the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the processes that achieve a successful and sustainable economic policy in the sugarbeet industry. He will utilize his family farm experience and educational background to work on special projects that may be used in current and future efforts by the Association.