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Organic Agriculture’s Place in the Classroom

“What is organic agriculture, and why do my students need to know about it?” Questions flowed freely at the Wisconsin Association of Agriculture Educators’ annual conference. Held every June in Appleton, Wisconsin, the WAAE conference focuses on giving teachers the opportunity to learn about new topics for their classroom. This year marks the first time …

September 7th, 2016  |  Published in FFA, Organic Farming


Building a Career in Agriculture

This June I had the good fortune of representing Organic Valley at the Wisconsin 87th State FFA Convention held in Madison, Wisconsin. Every year, FFA members flock to the Career Expo in hopes of learning about the many careers within agriculture. At the event, I shared my experiences as an intern at CROPP Cooperative/Organic Valley …

September 2nd, 2016  |  Published in FFA, Organic Farming


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I grew up near Viola, Wisconsin on a small farm raising Suffolk show lambs. My continued interest in the agriculture industry led me to Ames, Iowa where I currently study Agricultural Business & Statistics at Iowa State University. This summer I have returned home to the driftless region to intern with the Membership Services Department at Organic Valley, where my responsibilities include reviewing the Organic Resource Guide and to help develop a high school outreach program.