State Soil Health Specialist
USDA - NRCS
Hillary Olson was raised on a family grain and farrow-to-finish hog farm in Central Iowa. She received a BS in Animal Science and an MS in Soil Science at Iowa State University. She has worked for NRCS as a Soil Conservationist in various field offices across the state. She and her husband farm in Central Iowa and have a row crop operation and a cow-calf herd. She has been in the State Soil Health Specialist role for Iowa NRCS since 2020.