February 01, 1999
by Teresa Acklin
•Mike Sweat and Steve Patton recently were named to management positions at Farmland Industries, Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, U.S. Mr. Sweat, who joined Farmland in 1968, was named president of Farmland Feed and Grain Processing. He will oversee development, marketing, manufacturing and distribution of Farmland's animal health and nutrition products. Mr. Patton joined the company as vice-president of the North American Grain Division; he will be responsible for managing Farmland's eastern grain region office in Cincinnati. Prior to joining Farmland, Mr. Patton was chief operating officer at Countrymark Co-op, Indianapolis.