Bruce Rohwer, of Paullina, Iowa, serves as a member of the Corn Board of the National Corn Growers Association, a farmer-led trade association with offices in St. Louis and Washington.
Rohwer operates a corn and soybean farm with his son and daughter and owning a drainage tiling business. With a neighbor, he also runs a sow farrow-to-finish operation.
Rohwer serves on the Governance Committee and as the association’s liaison to the North American Climate Smart Alliance.
Previously, he served as the board liaison to the Consumer Engagement Action Team, the Public Policy Action Team, and the Risk Management Action Team. He has also served as the custodian of records for NCGA’s CornPAC and as its liaison to the National Pork Producers Council and the BNSF Railway Ag Business Council. Prior to his election to the board, he served as a member of NCGA’s Research and Business Development and Public Policy Action Teams.
At the state level, Rohwer served as a past president and chair of the Iowa Corn Growers Association, and past chair of the Iowa Corn Growers Association CornPAC.
Founded in 1957, the National Corn Growers Association represents more than 40,000 dues-paying corn growers and the interests of more than 300,000 farmers who contribute through corn checkoff programs in their states. NCGA and its 50 affiliated state associations and checkoff organizations work together to help protect and advance corn growers’ interests.