Kevin Ross, a corn grower near Minden, Iowa, serves as president of the Corn Board of the National Corn Growers Association, a farmer-led trade association with offices in St. Louis and Washington.A sixth-generation family farmer, Kevin and his wife, Sara, grow corn, soybeans, alfalfa and run a 140-head cow/calf operation. Growing corn using no-till methods, they hope to someday pass the farm on to their four young sons, Hudson, Axten, Carver and Hollis.
In his capacity as NCGA President, Ross also serves as the president of the National Corn Growers Association Foundation, as the association’s delegate to the U.S. Grains Council and on NCGA’s Agri-Industry Council Executive Committee. Additionally, he serves at the association’s liaison to the Congressional Sportsman’s Caucus.
Previously, he has served as board liaison to the Food, Feed and Industrial Action Team, the Grower Services Action Team, the Production and Stewardship Action Team, and the Trade Policy and Biotechnology Action Team. He has also served as a member of NCGA’s Finance Committee, the association’s liaison to the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and as 2017 Co-Chair of the Commodity Classic Joint Venture Committee.