Duane Braaten

Duane G. Braaten served in the U.S. Army from 1972-1974. He is married to Janette and together have 4 grown children who are all alumni of MSU College of Agriculture. With Janette, they founded and operated Farm-To-Market Pork for 48 years, raising pork and beef and marketing them through their retail meat business with stores in Kalispell and Missoula. Duane has served on a number of Boards over the years including the West Valley School Board, the Montana Pork Producers Council, the Montana Board of Livestock, the National Livestock and Meat Board, the Kalispell Farmers Market Board and currently the Flathead Electric CO-OP Board of Trustees.