SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas — Legacy Ag Credit stockholders recently reelected Terry Milligan of Van Zandt County and elected Dr. Robert Tiller of Harrison County to the rural lending cooperative’s board of directors. Both will serve three-year terms.
Mr. Milligan owns and operates a beef cattle operation and hay production operation in Van Zandt County and Bryan and Atoka counties in Oklahoma, and he operates Milligan & Company Fire Ant Control. In 2015, he retired from USDA after 34 years of service. Mr. Milligan holds an associate’s degree in Farm and Ranch Management from Murray State College. in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. Mr. Milligan has served as chairman of the board since 2016. He had previously served as vice chairman of the board and executive session secretary, and he is the association’s representative on the Farm Credit Bank of Texas Stockholder Advisory Council and nominating committee. He has served as stockholder-elected director since his election in 2010.
Dr. Tiller holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A&M University and has been a practicing veterinarian in Texas and Louisiana since 1976. Dr. Tiller is the owner/operator of Tiller Veterinary Clinic in Waskom, Texas. He also owns a ranch operation encompassing 7,000 acres in Panola and Harrison Counties and produces beef cattle, hay, and timber and is owner of Tiller Irrigation. Dr. Tiller is a member of the Texas Southwest Cattle Raisers Association, the Texas Veterinary Medicine Association, and the Louisiana Veterinary Medicine Association. He and his wife Karen have three sons.
Legacy Ag Credit’s seven-member board also includes Brandon Sides of Canton, Cheryl Scott of Miller Grove, Clay Smith of Mineola, Tommy Goodson of Lindale and Danny Evans of Sulphur Springs.
The board sets policy for Legacy Ag Credit, which is headquartered in Sulphur Springs and finances agriculture, rural real estate, country homes, poultry farms, timber operations, ranches, young, beginning, small farms, and agribusinesses. Legacy Ag Credit has lending offices in Canton, Gilmer, Longview, Sulphur Springs and Terrell. It is a part of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of rural lending cooperatives.