J.R. Roesner

Corn Board Member   Ferdinand, Indiana

J.R. Roesner, of Ferdinand, Indiana 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.


Roesner currently farms with his brother in six counties in southwest Indiana. Together, they raise corn, soybeans and wheat as well as operate an excavating and tile installation business.


On the national level, Roesner serves as Corn Board Liaison to the Production Technology Access Action Team and as NCGA’s 2025 co-chair on the Commodity Classic Management Committee.


Previously, he has served on NCGA’s Governance Committee and as the board liaison to the Climate Smart Ag Alliance, North America.


At the state level, he serves as secretary of Indiana Corn Growers Association, as market development chair for the Indiana Corn Marketing Council and in various roles as a leader in his community.


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.