Russell Boening
Russell BoeningPresident

Farmer. Rancher. Dairyman.

Many words describe Russell Boening. The latest is “president.”

Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) delegates from across Texas elected Boening to replace retiring TFB President Kenneth Dierschke at TFB’s Annual Meeting Dec. 6-8, 2014 in Corpus Christi.

“It’s an honor. I greatly appreciate the opportunity,” Boening said. “This is the greatest agriculture organization in the state of Texas.”

Boening has been a TFB member since the early 1980s when he and his wife, Margie, were invited to a Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) event. At the time, Boening’s grandfather served on the Wilson County Farm Bureau board of directors. It didn’t take long for Boening to follow in his footsteps.

“My family has always felt that you had to have a level of involvement in your industry and in your organizations,” Boening said.

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