Farmer Spotlight

John Weber

John Weber is a hog farmer from Dysart, Iowa.  John and his son Brian manage Valley Lane Farms Inc., a grain and livestock operation in east central Iowa. John is currently contract feeding for Cargill Pork and has been with the company since 1994. With finishing facilities on three farms allows the Webers to spread out work load and maximize nutrients for row crops. Trying to be a good neighbor is always a priority. John currently serves on the SIP Marketing Committee as well as the Environmental Policy Committee and the NPPC Farm Bill Task Force.

John continues to serve on the Iowa Pork Producers Association board of directors as well as several state committees. Church and community activities are important to the Webers as well.

John holds a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Iowa State University.

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