Roger Wolf is a lifelong native Iowan, current farmer landowner, and President of Wolf Brothers Wildlife Enterprises, LLC headquartered in Osceola, Iowa. He has over 33 years of professional experience working in soil and water conservation. He started his career as a Watershed Project Coordinator in 1989 working in the Carroll Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and later for the Hardin and Grundy SWCD offices in Iowa. From 1994-2000, Roger served as a conservation and environmental consultant, managing several large grants and working with partners in agriculture, conservation organizations, and a water utility in Iowa. In 2000, he established an Environmental Programs and Services team at the Iowa Soybean Association. Presently, he serves as the Director of Iowa Soybean Association’s Research Center for Farming Innovation.
Roger strives to advance innovative programming by integrating knowledge development and enhancing cropping systems and resource management with active farmers and collaborators, leading to more resilient agricultural environments. Roger is an active proponent of the One Water Management approach fostering leadership from conservation, agriculture, and the water sector and capitalizing on innovative ways of improving soil health and reducing nutrient loss for more resilient landscapes in Iowa and the Mississippi River Basin. Throughout his career, he has served on a variety of committees and boards, including Co-Chair, Fishers & Farmers Partnership, 2008-2010; Committee Member on the Mississippi River and the Clean Water Act: Scientific, Modeling, and Technical Aspects of Nutrient Pollutant Load Reduction Allocation and Implementation, National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, 2009; Steering Committee Member, America's Watershed Initiative, 2010-2013; Board of Directors for the US Water Alliance, 2010-2018; and Advisory Committee Member, Diverse Corn Belt, 2022. Roger is curious and creative and strives to work with people who want to make a lasting impact. He holds a bachelor degree in geography from the University of Iowa.