Ben is from rural Kensett, Iowa. He operates a corn and soybean farm there with his family. Ben graduated from Iowa State University with a BS in Agricultural Business and a minor in Agronomy. In his free time Ben enjoys boating, motorcycling, working on his antique tractor collection, spending time with family and friends, and cheering on the Cyclones. He currently serves on the Worth County Farm Bureau Board of Directors and the Stewardship Board of his church.
“You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.” – Wayne Gretzky