Qualified and Experienced to be an Effective State Senator … For All of Us
Farming on land owned by his family since the early 1900s, James raises soybeans, corn, wheat and hay, in addition to his cow-calf operation near Afton, Oklahoma.
James has 48 years of experience in operating and managing finances for Fuser Farm. He has been a lifetime resident of Afton until he and his wife moved away from the farm, where his son presently lives, and now reside on Monkey Island at Grand Lake.
James and his wife, Pamela Sue (Candy) have been married for 50 years and have three children and eight grandchildren.
After graduating from Afton High School in 1968, James worked for Campbell Bell Farm in Fayetteville while attending University of Arkansas. James oversaw the cattle and grooming for the yearly sale of the Polled Hereford operation.
James owns and operates Fuser Farm, which has been in his family for five generations. He manages an operation of over 600 head of commercial cows and calves. James also farms 1200 acres of cropland growing wheat, soybeans, corn, and hay.
Afton High School, 1968
University of Arkansas, Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science, 1973
Ottawa County Farm Bureau, Director/Past President (1995-2010)
OK Farm Bureau Director for District 6 (2013-present)
OK Farm Bureau Farm Family of the Year (1996)
OK Farm Bureau Ag Fund, Treasurer (2010-2011)
OK Agriculture Leadership Program (OALP), Class 5 (1990-1992)
Ottawa County Fair Board, Member and Vice President (1990-1996)
OK Soybean Association, Past President (1997-1999)
OK Delegate for Dupont Young Leaders, OK Soybean Association (1988)
ASCS Advisory Board, Member (1978-1982)
American Farmers Grow Rural Education (AFGRE) Advisory Committee, (2014-2017)
COMMUNITY AND CIVIC LEADERSHIP
Afton Volunteer Fire Department (25 years, 14 years as Fire Chief) 1983-2008
NEO A&M College Presidential Search Committee, Member (2008)
First Christian Church, Afton
Elder, Deacon, Chairman of the Board, Treasurer, Sunday School Teacher, Member (1976-present)
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