Robert L. Benson

Noblesville, IN

Bob Benson has served as a key resource for the education, development and progress in agriculture since his graduation from Ohio State University in 1956. Bob Benson is an avid breeder of Shropshire sheep. He has served as a leader and delegate for the Indiana Sheep Association on many occasions. Bob Benson also enjoys his responsibilities with the Hamilton County Sheep Producers and the Indiana State Fair.

During his employment with the County Extension Service and Monsanto, Bob continued to educate people about agriculture. Bob worked to communicate concerns with environmental control and herbicide usage. Although Bob is currently retired his sincere interest for agriculture keeps him busy working for the State of Indiana as Director of Grain Buyers and Licensing Agency and serving different volunteer organization within his church and the livestock industry.

Bob Benson is a true leader and builder of the Indiana Sheep Industry. Congratulations and thank you to Bob from the ILBA.​

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