The World Food Prize Foundation

2019 Borlaug Dialogue Speakers

Mr. John Heisdorffer

Member, Board of Directors, American Soybean Association

John Heisdorffer, a soybean producer from Keota, Iowa, is chairman of the American Soybean Association (ASA). He previously served as president and vice president of ASA, and has served on the ASA Board of Directors since 2010. He also raises corn and finishes 10,000 head of hogs a year. Heisdorffer farms with his wife Deanna and son Chris. John and his wife Deanna have three children Lisa, Jody and Chris. Heisdorffer served on the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) for 20 years in various positions. He also served on the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) from 1996 – 2004. Heisdorffer also served on the local coop board and his church council.

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