All Cedar County farmers invited

Posted January 17, 2013 at 11:11 am

Cedar County Farm Bureau has scheduled its annual Thank A Farmer/Outlook Meeting for 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, in the Stockton Christian Church Fellowship Hall, 703 West St., Stockton. Every farmer in Cedar County is invited. Senator Mike Parson has confirmed his attendance as has Representative Warren Love.

Cedar County Farm Bureau will host this meeting to let our local farmers know how much they are appreciated and will provide an informative portion of the evening with great speakers like Ed Trotter.

Ed Trotter, B.S., Senior Territory Manager, Pfizer Animal Health, Springfield, earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Agri-Business from College of the Ozarks in 1983.

June 10, 1983, Ed entered Air Force Officer Training School, where he earned his commission as a second lieutenant. Ed served in the Air Force and later in the Missouri Air National Guard at the 131st Fighter Wing for over 22 years. He served in several capacities including Unit Commander and Wing Inspector General, retiring in 2006 as a Lieutenant Colonel.

Ed joined Pfizer Animal Health as a sales representative in 1996. One of the first sales representatives hired as a livestock specialist by Pfizer, he now serves as Strategic Account Manager for regional distributors and as Senior Territory Manager, Cattle/Equine Beef Cattle for Southwest Missouri. Ed has served on many teams during his tenure at Pfizer, including new products development and marketing teams.

Before joining Pfizer, Ed worked in banking and animal nutrition. He is a member of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Missouri Cattlemen’s Association and Missouri Farm Bureau.

Ed is active in his church, First & Calvary Presbyterian Church, Springfield, serving as elder and on several boards and committees.