Kelly Nieuwenhuis, has been farming for 31 years in O’Brien county growing corn and soybeans. He also has part ownership in a hog finishing operation.
Nieuwenhuis serves as an Iowa Corn Promotion Board Director representing District #1 and is Vice Chair of the Iowa Corn Industrial Usage & U.S. Production Committee. In addition, he is a director for Farmers Cooperative in Paullina and Siouxland Energy in Sioux Center. He is also the current trustee for his church.
Kelly has seen farming practices change over the years and is looking forward to being a leader for the agricultural industry. He wants to help promote the benefits of ethanol and the Renewable Fuel System.
Kelly and his wife, Luanne have four children who all have successful careers here in Iowa.