NW Regional Director (Districts 1 & 2)

Tim Schmidt

Vice President - Resources

Tim, who lives near Hawarden, owns Rehder Farms Inc. and finishes 4,000 head per year in a farrow-to-finish operation. He also farms 1,400 acres in corn and 1,100 in soybeans. Tim served as president of the Sioux County Pork Producers from 2005 to 2021, and is currently on the Iowa Pork Producers Association’s membership/leadership committee. He has served as a delegate to many Pork Industry Forum events, is a member of the National Pork Producers Council, and was part of the Pork Leadership Institute, conducted by the National Pork Board and National Pork Producers Council.

He also is a member of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and Iowa Cattlemen’s Association.

Tim studied at South Dakota State University, and has a degree in agricultural business.