Robert M. Behr


Robert 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 a director of Florida’s Natural Growers Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit organization, 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 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.