Jared is a fourth-generation farmer and cattlemen from North Central Iowa. He is in partnership with his father and brother as they operate the family farm raising corn, soybeans, beef cow/calf pairs, along with a feedlot. Jared graduated from Iowa State University in 2009 where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Studies. Jared and his wife, Sara, have two young girls, Nora and Maggie and farm outside of Swea City. Jared’s greatest passion is precision agriculture, because of this interest he manages the technology needs of the farm. He also analyzes the data, figuring out efficiencies and puts together all crop plans for the farm. Jared and his family also breed show cattle and enjoy attending local shows. Jared likes dirt track racing, cooking and spending time on the North Shore when possible and is a member and past president of Immanuel Lutheran Church.