Harold Wolle, of Madelia, Minn., serves as first vice president the Corn Board of the National Corn Growers Association, a farmer-led trade association with offices in St. Louis and Washington.
Wolle is transitioning his farm to his son, Matt, who rents the tillable ground of his 1,700 acres. On this ground, Matt raises corn and soybeans. Wolle also has 200 acres enrolled in the CRP program.
As NCGA First Vice President, Wolle serves as the first vice president of the National Corn Growers Association Foundation and on the Finance Committee. He also serves as the Corn Board liaison to the National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Advisory Board and the Congressional Sportsman’s Caucus.
Previously, Wolle served as the board liaison to the Risk Management and Transportation Action Team, and the National Coalition for Food and Agriculture Research. Prior to joining the Corn Board, he served on NCGA’s Risk Management Action Team and NASCAR Advisory Committee.
On the state level, Wolle is a past president of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association and past chairman of the Watonwan Farm Service/Central Farm Service Coop Board as well as the Corn Plus Coop Board.
Founded in 1957, the National Corn Growers Association represents nearly 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.