Byron Lehman

Central Area, Kan.

Byron, along with his wife, DeDee, daughter, MeLissa, and son-in-law, Steven, farms 1,000 acres of land and milks 230 cows on Le-Dr Dairy, LLC. They grow wheat, corn, alfalfa, milo and soybeans. Byron has served on Midwest Dairy Association’s division board since 1998 and on its corporate board for more than 10 years. He was also recently appointed to the Cattlemen’s Beef Board. In addition, he served on the United Dairy Industry Association board as a delegate for 10 years and one term on the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board. In addition, Byron received the UDIA Service Award in 2010 for 10 years of dedicated service.