Don Schlesselman farms near Concordia, Mo., focusing on row crops, hay and beef cows. Aside from his farming operation, he does custom hay work. Don serves on the Concordia Special Road District Board, the Lafayette County Cattlemen’s board, Lafayette County Planning and Zoning Board and is vice president of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Don farms with his son, Steve, who has his own cattle herd and row-crop acreage. He was elected to the board of MFA Incorporated in 2014 and has served as chair since 2023.