Osceola County’s Jess Erler is a fourth-generation farmer alongside his parents and brother, helping to run a 100-head cow-calf beef operation near Reed City. The MAEAP-verified farm also including 600 acres of hay, oats and pasture ground.
Erler and his wife Chelsea also operate Cowboy Logic, a horse-training business and riding clinic.
His Farm Bureau resume is extensive, including six years as Osceola County Farm Bureau president, three years as county Policy Development chair.
Erler gained further experience through MFB’s ProFILE advanced leadership development program and joined the state P&E committee in 2019.