Starting in Agriculture and Conservation at a young age, Adam was raised on a small livestock and row crop farm in Northeast Missouri. He received his B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife in 2008 from the University of Missouri-Columbia. After graduation Adam worked 11 years for the Missouri Department of Conservation most recently as a Wildlife Management Biologist managing Missouri public lands for wildlife. In January of 2019 Adam started working for MFA incorporated as a Natural Resources Conservation Specialist housed within the Agronomy division currently working on integrating conservation practices, soil health, carbon quantification, and nutrient management into production agriculture.