Farmer Spotlight: Bill Luckey

Bill Luckey is Nebraska pork producer in Columbus. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1977. He and his family operate a farrow-to-finish operation that includes 

some custom contract finishing. Their facilities have a full capacity of about 4,000 head.  

 

Bill grew up following his father around their farm working with cattle and swine, eventually taking over the swine operation. He has been involved deeply in the industry, serving terms as Nebraska Pork Producers Association president and secretary. He has served on the national level, as well, on committees of the National Pork Producers Council and on the Checkoff board of directors. Currently, Bill is serving his first term on the National Pork Board. Having grown up in the pork industry himself, he is committed to encouraging our youth to be involved in the swine industry.