Dave Crawford, his wife Mandy, and two children currently reside in Champaign County. Dave is a third generation farmer raising cattle, corn, soybeans and wheat. The family farm began in 1955 and has grown since. Crawford has also been a Seed Consultants dealer for three years. On his free time he helps coach his son’s baseball team and works with staging for concerts.
He has been a Farm Bureau member for approximately eight years and enjoys working with the board to promote agriculture at the county level. He has been very active with his membership and has participated in Ag Day at the Capital and has served as the membership chair for his county board. Through his experience with Farm Bureau he has been able to meet a lot of new people, learn the diversity in agriculture, and has been able to connect with farmers from all over. He has enjoyed going to the American Farm Bureau Convention and helping out with the Fair.