Charles RoohrChief of Ag Development and Stewardship, NJ State Agriculture Development Committee / Certified Land Access Trainer
“Chuck” Roohr has served 16 years as staff to the NJ State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) in varying capacities from working with the Right to Farm Program, Direct and Fee Simple Acquisition Programs, and for the last eight years, as Manager of the Stewardship Program. In this capacity, he oversees annual monitoring efforts on more than 225,000 acres of preserved farmland statewide and handles all post-acquisition easement requests and compliance issues. Chuck is a graduate of Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Having grown up on his family’s vegetable and livestock farm in Burlington County, New Jersey, Chuck maintains his connections to real-world agriculture by way of getting his hands dirty on an almost daily basis at the family operation.