3228 Jamestown Ave
Rowley, IA 52329
Chris B. Barron is the Director of Operations and President of Carson and Barron Farms, Inc. which is located in Rowley, Iowa, in the northeastern part of the state.
Chris graduated from the University of Dubuque in 1992 with a degree in Communications. In 1992, Chris, along with his brother-in-law took over their Pioneer Sales agency, which had been run by his father for the previous 22 years. Today, the Pioneer agency is still an integral part of their operation. Chris has over 25 years of experience working with and understanding customer needs while at the same time steadily growing their own farming operations.
Over the last 22 years, Chris has developed many decision tools to help producers improve the profitability of their operation. Most notably, he developed "Profit Manager", which is a tool used by hundreds of corn and soybean producers across the Corn Belt.
Most recently, Chris has developed a new business model to assist producers with Multi-Generational Growth. Chris has implemented this plan into his own operation with the mission of improving quality of life and maximizing profit opportunities.
Chris is a regular contributor on US Farm Report and AgWeb.com under "Ask the Margins Expert" and writes the column "Business Matters" for Top Producer. Chris is also a facilitator for Farm Journal's Top Producer Executive NetworkTM.