Chris Hoffman owns and operates Lazy Hog Farm, a 1,400 sow farrow to wean, 4,800-head nursery barn and 4,400-head finishing barn located in Juniata and Mifflin counties, Pennsylvania. He also owns and operates Lazy Chick Farm, raising 250,000 chickens annually.
Hoffman was selected to serve on Pennsylvania Farm Bureau’s State Board of Directors in 2006, and was selected to serve on the board’s Executive Committee in 2008. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania Friends of Agriculture Foundation, a charitable organization supported by Pennsylvania Farm Bureau.
He was chosen to serve as Pennsylvania Farm Bureau’s Vice President in 2014. In 2013, Hoffman was selected to lead a new committee within Pennsylvania Farm Bureau—the Agriculture Promotion Committee—which encourages local programs that engage consumers with agriculture, and also raises money for the Pennsylvania Friends of Agriculture Foundation.
He was appointed to chair the American Farm Bureau Federation Promotion & Education Committee in 2014. In 2015, he was elected by the state's agricultural societies to the Board of Trustees at Penn State, the Commonwealth’s land grant university.
Hoffman has a long history of leadership at the county level, having served as vice president and president of Juniata County Farm Bureau.
He previously chaired Pennsylvania’s Nutrient Management Advisory Board, and is a past board director of the Pennsylvania Pork Producers Council. He is also a member of PennAg Industries Association, Pennsylvania State Grange and Fayette Township Fire Co.
Hoffman graduated from Middleburg High School. He and his wife, Selina, have four children and three grandchildren.
Along with spending time with family, in his few hours of leisure time, Hoffman likes to golf, fish, hunt and play indoor soccer and flag football.