John Caupert

Published: Feb 05, 2024 by Krissy Ohnstad

Cornbelt Chapter

John Caupert joined GEAPS in 2023 and has more than three decades’ experience in agribusiness. Before coming to GEAPS, he was executive director at the National Corn to Ethanol Research Center (NCERC). During Caupert’s 17-year tenure at NCERC, he directed the pathway to commercialization of more than 80 technologies. His efforts took NCERC from being a publicly funded research center to one which is now self-sustained through private sector contractual research and grants. John is a member of the American Farm Bureau Federation, the National Corn Growers Association, Growth Energy, Renewable Fuels Association, the St. Louis Agribusiness Club, is involved with committees for the St. Louis Regional Chamber and serves on the school board in Waterloo, Illinois.