Sep 04, 2019
Derrick Sleezer, BarnVista
Sustainable Farming

Derrick Sleezer

Derrick Sleezer is Program Design and Implementation director for BarnVista, a cloud- based operation management software company located in Emmetsburg, Iowa, and a division of Standard Nutrition Services, which oversees over 40 thousand sows and multiple feed mills in 18 states and Canada.

BarnVista is designed to serve the livestock agricultural sector to connect remote locations and personnel to activity management, compliance and administrative resources in a cloud-based environment,

Derrick also farms with his parents and brother in their family-owned operation Sleezer, Inc. located near Cherokee, Iowa. Sleezer, Inc. produces approximately 20,000 pigs annually and raises crops on close to 2,500 acres.

Derrick has served as President of the National Pork Board and on its Board of Directors, along with various other pork industry organizations. Derrick graduated in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.