Ben Freking

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About Ben

Benjamin joined Partners for Production Agriculture in February of 2021, he currently is a Junior at ISU studying Physics with minors in Mathematics and Astronomy. He grew up in agriculture in southern Minnesota spending his early days showing steers in 4-H and has been involved in the hog industry his entire life. Ben focuses on analytical models and developing new approaches to sorting and understanding data in the new age of information.

Outside of Partners for Production Agriculture, Ben enjoys hiking, skiing, or camping in the boundary water or badlands. Ben also enjoys traveling to experience new cultures and places.


People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they are lost.

— Dalai Lama XIV