Ben joined Partners for Production Agriculture in early February of 2021, he is currently a senior at ISU studying physics with a focus in astronomy and a minor in mathematics. Ben grew up in an agricultural background in southern Minnesota spending his early days showing steers and swine in 4-H. He’s been involved in the hog industry since his early childhood. With this background and his studies at ISU Ben has focused on data science and analytical modeling using conventional and AI system.
Outside of PFPAg Ben enjoys being outdoors doing activities like hiking, skiing, or camping. Over the summer he spends his time in Okoboji enjoying the lakes and being back home. Ben also enjoys traveling to experience new cultures, places, and ideas.
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