Dave Nelson is president and owner of Brokaw Supply Company of Fort Dodge, Iowa. Brokaw Supply Company is a leading agriculture spray and fertilizer equipment company, which has experienced tremendous sales and employee growth since his ownership began in 2007. Nelson is also a partner in Nelson Family Farms, an Iowa corn and soybean farming operation, with his parents. His agronomic expertise and business management knowledge has led Nelson Family Farms to a 3,000 acre operation and continues to expand.
Nelson is committed to agriculture’s future and takes part in many leadership and education roles to share his skills and insight with others – both in and outside the agriculture industry. He has received recognition for his efforts by being placed as a Top Producer of the Year finalist in 2013, Iowa Farm Environmental Leader in 2012, and was awarded the No-Till Innovator Award in 2009 from National No-Till Farmer. Previous to owning Brokaw Supply Company and Nelson Family Farms, Nelson held sales management roles at top agronomic and agriculture equipment companies. He graduated in 1997 from Iowa State University with a bachelor of science degree in agronomy.