Larry Buss is a row crop farmer from Logan, Iowa. His wife, two sons and their spouses, and grandson are all involved in the family’s agricultural businesses. He has had success at two distinctly different careers at the same time which are engineering for 46 years and farming for 43 years.
Larry currently serves as an Iowa Corn Promotion Board Director representing Director #4 and is the Iowa Corn Grassroots Network, Membership & Checkoff Committee Chair.
He has served in the US Army Reserve; held positions with the US Army Corps of Engineers in the field of water resources engineering; and served on the external advisory council for the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department at Iowa State University. He currently serves as Chair of the Rand-Peterson Levee District Board of Trustees, Harrison/Crawford County Corn Growers Association President, serves as a member of the Iowa Corn Research and Business Development Committee, Vice President of Immanuel Lutheran Church, and Farm Bureau Federation and Iowa Soybean Association member.
His goals for the Iowa Corn Promotion Board include profitability for Iowa corn producers, finding new areas to add value to corn to expanding corn markets, and expanded education on the value and use of corn.
Larry has degrees from Iowa State University and the University of Nebraska.