Larry Buss is a row crop farmer from Logan, Iowa. He has had success at two distinctly different careers at the same time which are engineering for 46 years and farming for 47 years.
Larry currently serves as an Iowa Corn Promotion Board Director representing District 4 and serves as the Export & Grain Trade Committee Vice 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, Vice President of Immanuel Lutheran Church, President of Logan Kiwanis, Secretary of the Iowa Master Farmer Association, on the board of the Coalition to Protect the Missouri River, a member of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, Iowa Soybean Association, Nebraska Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Risk Management Action Team, US Grains Council Mideast/Africa Action Team, and is the Iowa Pest Resistance Management Program Harrison County Project Leader.
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. Larry and his wife, Bunny, have two sons (Troy and Jason) who are involved in the family farming/ag business operation along with their spouses and grandson.