Robert M. Behr
Bob Behr retired in January 2023 as the chief executive officer of Florida’s Natural Growers, Inc., in Lake Wales, Florida. He is a director of Farm Credit of Central Florida, ACA. Dr. Behr is also board chair of Florida’s Natural Growers Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit organization, and a director of CUPS Co-op I, Inc. and CUPS Co-op II, Inc., citrus producers, and of Winter Haven Citrus Growers Association, a citrus processor and marketer. He serves as vice chair for the Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership, a nonprofit organization. He is also an owner and operator of several citrus groves in Florida.
He joined the CoBank board in 2013 and is a member of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee.
Dr. Behr holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Arizona and a doctorate in agricultural economics from the University of Florida.