Rudi Roeslein

Founder and CEO, Roeslein Alternative Energy
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Rudi Roeslein is the founder and CEO of Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE). His vision for digesting native prairie plants into renewable energy focuses on returning ecological services and wildlife benefits to our landscape. He owns two large farms in Missouri, where his vision has become reality.

Episode 1: The Vision and The Founder

An introduction to Prairie Prophets, Horizon II, and Rudi Roeslein, hosted by Brandon Butler.

Butterflies and Biogas: A Focus of Smithfield Foods and RAE

Standing in an established pollinator patch means bees are regularly buzzing your head, but that doesn’t bother these three men. They are happy to see the bees and butterflies in this prairie planting.

Project To Convert Manure Into Energy Celebrates Milestone

Published by High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal Roeslein Alternative Energy and Smithfield Hog Production celebrated the completion of the first phase of a $120 million energy project Aug. 24 in Princeton, Missouri. The project’s focus is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, produce renewable natural gas, eliminate rainfall effects of treatment systems and generate additional jobs for the […]

Restoring our Prairielands: Cleaner Water, Better Soil, Reduced Flooding

It is time to recognize that development in flood plains, wetlands, and riparian buffers are causing these catastrophes. It is also time to recognize that nature has provided the only solution that is practical, cost-effective, and scalable.

Partnership led by Roeslein Alternative Energy wins $80 million grant to develop new climate-smart agriculture value chain

‘Horizon II’ Pilot Project to Demonstrate How Farmers Get Environmental Credit Compensation and Renewable Energy Revenue by Planting Prairie Grasses and Cover Crops

Roeslein Alternative Energy named Corporate Conservationist of the Year

Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) has been named the Corporate Conservationist of the Year by the Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM). This award recognizes corporations that have made a significant contribution towards conservation in the state of Missouri. 

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