Welcome to Hancock County Farm Bureau’s member spotlight blog! Every month, Hancock County Farm Bureau will feature a spotlight blog on a board member so you can get to know him or her a little better.
Our monthly spotlight blog features Hancock County Farm Bureau’s board trustee, Randy Boes, who is originally from Arcadia. Randy graduated from Arcadia High School and a bachelor’s degree in business. He is married with four children.
Meet Randy Boes
What and where do you farm (or work for an agribusiness)?
I farm grain between Fostoria and Findlay.
How long have you been a farmer?
All my life.
Why did you decide to be a farmer?
It is in my blood.
What do you love about farming?
The challenges of trying new ideas and practices.
Why do you think it is important to know where your food comes from?
For health and safety reasons.
What is the biggest challenge facing agriculture?
The non-farming influences, algae and GMOs.
Life Outside of Farm Bureau
What are your hobbies?
I like to fly around and look at crops.