Will Ricks was born and raised in Monteview, ID. He earned has associates degree at Ricks College and his Bachelors degree in Ag Business from Utah State University. He farms with his family in Monteview, Idaho. He raises alfalfa hay, wheat, and cattle. He is owner of Highland Hay, LLC, and has been exporting hay to China, and various parts of the United States. He is also the owner of Highland Cattle Feeders, LLC. He has been President of the Idaho Hay and Forage Association for 9 years. He enjoys running marathons, triathlons, participating in water and snow sports, and camping. Will, and his wife, Angie are the parents of six children, and he loves spending time working, traveling, and vacationing with them.