Brent farms near Klamath Falls in southern Oregon. He raises wheat and barley, oats and alfalfa on about 400 acres. He also raises champion Angus cattle. His son, Rodney, farms with his dad, carrying on the family tradition of working hard and producing a quality product.
The Cheyne farm was certified a Century Farm in 2015, through the Century Farm and Ranch Program offered by the Oregon Farm Bureau. Additionally, Cheyne has farming interest in a dry land wheat operation in Sherman county in Northern Oregon.
Brent began his tenure with the Oregon Wheat Growers League in 2011 as Klamath County President before accepting the position of Secretary/Treasurer in 2015. Brent has been a valuable asset to the League. He also served as Klamath County Farm Bureau President from 1983-1986, and sat on the Oregon Farm Bureau Board of Directors from 1987-1988.