Wayne Hurst

Immediate Past President

E-mail: wohurst (at) pmt.org

Wayne Hurst lives in Burley, Idaho, where he has operated a diversified, irrigated row crop since 1980. Hurst has produced wheat, sugar beets, potatoes, dry beans and forage crops.

Wayne has held a number of leadership positions in agricultural organizations. He is a graduate of the Wheat Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (WILOT) program and the Leadership Idaho Agriculture Program, and has served as an officer for the Idaho Grain Producers Association and on the NAWG Board. Wayne has also served on the NAWG Budget Committee and chaired the NAWG/U.S. Wheat Associates/WETEC consolidation committee in 2006.

The principal trombone in the Magic Philharmonic Orchestra since 1986, Wayne has turned both his profession and his hobby into opportunities for community involvement. Wayne has also held leadership positions in a number of other community organizations and in his church.

Wayne attended Brigham Young University and Idaho State University. Fluent in Spanish, Wayne served two years on a church mission in Concepcion, Chile.

Wayne and his wife, Sherrie, have five children and five grandchildren.