Ronnie Russell is a District 1 board member for Missouri Soybean Association. Ronnie lives in Richmond, Missouri, and farms across Ray County producing soybeans, corn, wheat and hay. His passion for agriculture has led him to be a strong steward of the land and by serving on the MSA board he makes positive impacts today and for future generations. He enjoys advocating and developing agriculture legislative policy for Missouri farmers. Ronnie also serves as an at-large member of the American Soybean Association executive committee. He operates a cow/calf operation and retail commercial fertilizer business. Ronnie and his wife, Robin, have five daughters and three grandkids.