Stan Nelson has been farming for 32 years in Des Moines County. He raises corn, soybeans, wheat, hay alongside 2 of his son-in-law’s and leases his cattle feeding facilities to his neighbor.
Stan represents district 9 on the Iowa Corn Promotion board. Nelson also sits on the Research and Business Development Committee.
Stan has been is involved in the Iowa Soybean Association, the Iowa Cattleman’s Association, as well as the Iowa Farm Bureau. He is currently serving as the President of the Des Moines County Corn Growers, and sits on the Industrial Usage and Production committee at Iowa Corn. His past agricultural leadership roles include being Director at the Iowa Soybean Association District 9 for 5 years.
He is active within his community and serves as a Deacon at the Harmony Bible Church. He has also served as a school board member at the Danville Community School District for 9 years and as a Danville Township Trustee.
Nelson is interested in all aspects of agriculture and if elected, would like to promote sustainable and profitable farm operations.
Stan and his wife, Martha, have 5 children.