Tyler is active on his family’s grain and swine farm. His family grows corn and soybeans, and raises pigs from wean to finish. He earned his Associate’s Degree at Black Hawk East and his Bachelor’s at Illinois State University.
Upon graduation in 2016, he spent the summer on a wheat harvest out west and returned home to the family farm at the end of the summer. He is currently active in the Knox County Young Farmers Committee, is a board member on the Knox County Farm Bureau, serves on the Knox County Corn Growers Board and is a volunteer on the Altona Fire Department.