AgriBank Announces 2017 Board of Directors

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 9, 2017—AgriBank today announced the results of elections for four positions on its 18-member board of directors as well as the return of its chair and vice chair. The elections took place this week at the AgriBank 2017 Annual Meeting in San Antonio.

Chair and Vice Chair


Matt Walther, of Centerville, Ind., has a farming operation consisting of 2,000 row crop acres of corn, soybeans and wheat, and a 120-head cow/calf herd. He has served on the AgriBank board since 2011.


Keri Votruba, of Hemingford, Neb., owns and operates a family farming operation consisting of wheat, corn, alfalfa, peas, sunflowers, cow/calf and a background lot. He has served on the AgriBank board since 2004.



Dale Crawford, of Sullivan, Ill., farms 1,200 acres of corn and soybeans. He previously served on the Farm Credit Illinois Board of Directors and as a director on the Farm Credit Council.


Richard Davidson, of Washington Court House, Ohio, is president of Davidson Farms, Inc. and vice president of DSF, Inc., a grain farm, cow/calf herd, and beef cattle operation. He has served on the AgriBank Board of Directors since 2005.


Tim Rowe, of Elwood, Neb., raises corn, white corn, soybeans, and alfalfa, and runs a livestock operation that includes a cow-calf herd, a custom backgrounding feedlot, and finishing. Rowe is a past member of the AgriBank and FCSAmerica Boards of Directors.


Richard Price, of Stanley, Wis., owns and operates a dairy farm in north central Wisconsin. Price previously served on the United FCS Board of Directors.


About AgriBank 

AgriBank is one of the largest banks within the national Farm Credit System, with over $100 billion in total assets. Under the Farm Credit System’s cooperative structure, AgriBank is primarily owned by 17 affiliated Farm Credit Associations. The AgriBank District covers America’s Midwest, a 15-state area stretching from Wyoming to Ohio and Minnesota to Arkansas. With about half of the nation’s cropland located in the AgriBank District and over 100 years of experience, the Bank and its Association owners have significant expertise in providing financial products and services for rural communities and agriculture. For more information, please visit

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