Bob Hemesath farms near Decorah in Winneshiek County where he raises corn and owns a hog finishing operation.
Bob holds an At-Large Director seat on the Iowa Corn Growers Association and sits on the Animal Agriculture and the Environment Committee. He is also a former ICGA president.
He has also served as president of the both the Winneshiek County Corn Growers and the Winneshiek Pork Producers. Past activities include serving as secretary for a local co-op board of directors and being involved with the Decorah Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee. Hemesath currently serves on the parish council for St. Aloysius Church in Calmar.