Kent, his wife Jarrin, and son Reed, live in Forrest, IL. Kent is the owner and daily operations manager of Blunier Farms which currently markets 10,000 hogs annually and farms 1,300 acres of corn and soybeans.
Kent and his family have been very involved in the industry over the years. Kent has attended district meetings, served as a pork delegate, and worked at the Pork Patio during the Illinois State Fair.
Kent has also been active at the county level, serving as President of the Livingston County Corn Growers and as active member of the Livingston County Farm Bureau. Kent is a proud FFA alumni and a member of the Pontiac Bible Church.
When asked what the major challenge to the pork industry will be in the next five years, Blunier stated, “maintaining fair regulations for pork producers while educating a consumer audience that continues to get further removed from the farm and biosecurity and herd health issues.”