Lowell Appleton, District Field Manager, covers 12 counties in northwest Iowa. Since 1980 Lowell has been a small acreage farmer. Prior to Iowa Corn he worked off the farm for 35 years as an accountant for a local health care provider. His involvement with Iowa Corn first started when he was the Iowa Corn Promotion Board director of District 1 for 4 years. He enjoyed the organization so much he was happy to become a full time employee working for Iowa's corn farmers. He has been a track and field official for the last 25 years and also enjoy's participating in 10Ks and Half-Marathons with his running friends.