Micah Barham is president of Barham and Barham Farms where he grows peanuts, corn and cotton. Barham is in his ninth year of farming as a career after growing up in a farming family. He and his wife Alex live in Oak Ridge with their daughter Elizabeth, 2, and newborn, Lillian.
Barham graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Business. He is a member of the Louisiana Farm Bureau and Louisiana Cotton and Grain Association. In his spare time, Barham enjoys hunting, dining out and playing tennis. Of his appointment to the National Peanut Board, Barham said, “It’s a great opportunity to be a part of the Board and I have already learned a lot. I expect this to continue.”