Steven Matthees

Goodhue, MN 55027

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Steve Matthees is a dairy and crop farmer in Goodhue, Minnesota, where he farms with his wife, Mary, and son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Molly. They also have two daughters, Annie and Nicole, and four grandchildren. Their family's Lone Oak Farms LLC has been in their family for more than 125 years and today includes 275 cows and 725 acres. They sell their bull calves but raise all of their heifers (about 225). Off of the farm, Steve has been active in agricultural organizations for many years, particularly Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), for which is serves as a member of the Corporate Board; as vice chairman of the Central Area Council, serving on the DFA Global Trade Committee; as vice chaiman of DFA DEPAC Committee, and on the DFA Global Dairy Products Group. Previously, he served on the Minnesota American Dairy Association Board; as chairman of the Central Area Council, the DFA Executive Committee and the CEO Compensation Committee for six years each.