Chad Harms has been farming for 25 years in Obrien county where he raises corn and soybeans. Harms also started a trucking business that hauls seed, grain and feed ingredients covering a four-state area and was a former seed salesman for Dekalb and Asgrow.
Chad serves as the Iowa Corn Promotion Board Director representing District 1 and on the Industrial Usage and U.S. Production Committee.
Harms has been on the Board of Directors for Siouxland Energy of Sioux Center, Iowa (3 years), ALCECO in Albert City, Iowa (12 years) and Ag Partners in Albert City, Iowa (9 years). He has also been involved in the Iowa Soybean Growers, Minnesota Soybean Processors and Little Sioux Corn Processers. Community involvement is important to Harms as he has been a part of the Finance Council for St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and involved with the Okoboji Pioneer Booster Club.
Chad and his wife Jill have two kids, Alli and Austin. Both children are involved in the family farm.