Nebraska Farm Bureau is governed by an elected Board of Directors, all of whom are farmers or ranchers.
Mark McHargue is a fourth-generation farmer producing pork, corn, popcorn, and soybeans in Merrick County. McHargue and his wife Judi have four adult children and six grandchildren.
1st Vice President
Sherry Vinton operates a cow-calf operation near Whitman. Sherry is an Arthur County Farm Bureau member.
2nd Vice President, North Central Region
Katie Olson grows corn and soybeans and raises cow/calf pairs near Atkinson. Katie is a Holt County Farm Bureau member.
Dennis Beethe is a Johnson County Farm Bureau member and has a cow/calf operation in Elk Creek.
Kevin Peterson raises livestock and grows row crops near Osceola. Kevin is a Polk County Farm Bureau member.
Martey Stewart raises cows and calves near Dixon. Martey is a Dixon County Farm Bureau member.
South Central Region
David Grimes grows irrigated corn, soybeans, and alfalfa near Minden. David is a Kearney/Franklin County Farm Bureau member.
Dustin Ladenburger grows dryland wheat, corn, milo, and has a cow/calf operation near Stratton. Dustin is a Hitchcock County Farm Bureau member.
Andy is a Keith County Farm Bureau member.
Hilary Maricle grows corn, soybean and alfalfa, and raise cattle, hogs, and sheep near Albion. Hilary is a Boone County Farm Bureau member.
Jason Perdue works for a family-owned Agriculture Retail company and he and his wife Karah runs the family’s contract poultry operation and raise corn and soybeans with Jason’s family near York. Jason is a York County Farm Bureau member.
Youth At-Large Director
Lance Atwater has a cow/calf operation and grows row crops. Lance is a Adams/Webster County Farm Bureau member.