With farms in Iowa, the Heartland Region serves primarily as a commercial finishing region with an annual production of approximately 2 million market hogs. The region has several company-managed farms, but is predominately comprised of Production Partner farms and relationships spread across northern, western, and central portions of the state. The Heartland Region has a regional office in Iowa Falls, IA.

Heartland Region

Heartland Leadership

Josh Linde is responsible for leading the Heartland Region team as General Manager. Josh grew up on a farm in Iowa, where his family raised pigs, cattle and row crops. From there he graduated Iowa Central in 2004 then worked for a company building hog barns before joining The Maschhoffs in 2009. Prior to his role as General Manager, Josh was the Director of Production for the Heartland Region.