Chris Edgington, Mitchell County, is a graduate of Iowa State University and has been farming for 34 years. Edgington is a fourth-generation farmer and farms in partnership with his father, brother and his son, the 5th generation, raising corn and soybeans. He and his wife, Vanessa, have two children, Alex and Liz.
Chris currently serves as an Iowa Corn Promotion Board At-Large Director as well as the National Corn Growers Association Board. He is the past Iowa Corn Promotion Board Chairman and sits on the Iowa Corn Industrial Usage & U.S. Production Committee.
He is a member of Iowa Corn’s I-LEAD Class IV. Chris also serves on the board for the Ag Ventures Alliance and Rural Development Partners as president. He has served as chairman of Golden Oval Eggs, Mitchell County Extension board, Mitchell County Pork Producers Board and Iowa Pork Producer’s Leadership Committee.
Chris believes in the importance of improving our grain markets domestically as well as our international exports.