Ray Van Horn represents small grain growers in District 7, which includes Belmont, Carroll, Coshocton, Delaware, Franklin, Guernsey, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Knox, Licking, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Muskingum, Tuscarawas and Union counties.
Van Horn is the current secretary and treasurer of the Ohio Small Grains Marketing Program. The Ohio Small Checkoff board invests in research, market development and promotion and education to increase wheat and other small grain producers’ profitability.
Van Horn farms in Mt. Gilead, Ohio (Morrow County), and grows corn, wheat and soybeans. He is also active in the National Association of Wheat Growers.