Nebraska Farm Bureau is governed by an elected Board of Directors, all of whom are farmers or ranchers.


Steve Nelson, President

Steve NelsonSteve has been involved in farming all of his life. He farms near Axtell in south central Nebraska and produces irrigated corn, hybrid seed corn and soybeans. He was elected as president of Nebraska Farm Bureau in December 2011. Steve is a Kearney/Franklin County Farm Bureau Member.

Mark McHargue, 1st Vice President

Mark McHargueMark has a cash grain and farrow-to-wean operation near Central City. Mark is a Merrick County Farm Bureau member.

Myles Ramsey, 2nd Vice President, District 5 Director

Myles RamseyMyles Ramsey has a mostly no-till row crop operation near Kenesaw. Myles is an Adams County Farm Bureau member.

Terry Keebler, District 1 Director

Terry KeeblerTerry Keebler is a Johnson County Farm Bureau member.

Don Benner, District 2 Director

Don BennerDon Benner grows irrigated corn, seed corn and soybeans near Central City. Don is a Merrick County Farm Bureau member.

Martey Stewart, District 3 Director

Martey StewartMartey Stewart raises cows and calves near Dixon. Martey is a Dixon County Farm Bureau Member.

Leslie Boswell, District 4 Director

Leslie BoswellLeslie Boswell has a row crop operation near Shickley. Leslie is a Clay County Farm Bureau member.

Katie Olson, District 6 Director

Katie OlsonKatie Olson grows corn and soybeans and raises cow/calf pairs near Atkinson. Katie is a Holt County Farm Bureau member.

Dustin Ladenburger, District 7 Director

Dustin LadenburgerDustin Ladenburger grows dryland wheat, corn, milo, and has a cow/calf operation near Stratton. Dustin is a Hitchcock County Farm Bureau member.

Bill Baldwin, District 8 Director

Bill BaldwinBill Baldwin has a cow-calf operation and raises crops near Mitchell. Bill is a Scotts Bluff County Farm Bureau member.

Hilary Maricle, At-Large

Hilary MaricleHilary Maricle grows corn, soybean and alfalfa, and raise cattle, hogs, and sheep near Albion. Hilary is a Boone County Farm Bureau member.

Dave Nielsen, At-Large Director

Dave NielsenDave Nielsen grows dryland corn, soybeans and hay near Lincoln. Dave is a Lancaster County Farm Bureau member.

John Temme, Youth At-Large Director

John-TemmeJohn Temme operates a row crop and dairy operation near Wayne. John is a Wayne County Farm Bureau member.