Barcus discusses her career and current role at Agriculture Future of America, which builds bridges for young leaders to foster engagement and innovation in food and agriculture.
Chism’s path to ag industry leader is unusual. She talks with host Sara Steever about how she became involved in agriculture and shares career advice.
Former South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture Walt Bones shares how growing up on a farm prepared him for public service and farming success.
Twenty-three years ago, Miller joined Grossman Software Solutions, which serves agribusiness, and rose through the ranks to become president. She discusses her interest in science and math, role models and the power of trust.
Head of Government Affairs at Aurora Cooperative in Aurora, Neb., Caldwell grew up on a farm and earned a degree in animal science. She discusses her career path, decisions made and lessons learned—and offers encouragement and advice for individuals beginning their careers.
Johnson grew up on a farm in southern Minnesota and studied marketing and communications in college. She shares how her farm background and education prepared her for a variety of jobs during her career.
A self-described mule advocate and horse enthusiast, Hughey is grazing manager at her family’s Red Angus beef ranch in southeastern Indiana and an author of children’s books. She visits with host Sara Steever about her unique career.
As principal of her own consulting firm, Sweeten is involved in the quickly-growing business of food traceability and safety. She offers advice for young people starting careers in the food industry and agribusiness.
Co-founder of Brandt Consolidated, Inc., 94-year-old Evelyn Brandt Thomas is a businesswoman, philanthropist, community leader and force of nature. She discusses her company, involvement in various organizations and offers advice to women starting their careers.
Rincker, who grew up on a cattle operation in Shelbyville, Ill., is the owner of Rincker Law, which specializes in food and agriculture law. She discusses her childhood, career path and how she used networking, blogging and social media to grow her firm.