July 11, 2018: Britt Hilton was appointed as a Member of the Oklahoma State Board of Agriculture by Gov. Mary Fallin on Monday, July 2, 2018. Hilton, of Gate, owns and manages a cow-calf and stocker operation. He was appointed to fill the rest of the term of Joe Mayer, who died in May, 2018. Hilton’s term ends in April, 2022. Oklahoma agriculture contributes $60 billion in direct and indirect impact to the state’s economy. Farmers and ranchers produce $7.3 billion of agricultural products annually ($5.3 billion in livestock, $2 billion in crops), with more than 34,000,000 acres in agriculture production. Hilton received a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness from Oklahoma State University. He and his wife, K’dawn, raise, cattle, wheat and sorghum at their farm and ranch operation. They have two sons, Jax and Cal.