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.
Dincher is marketing manager for Doebler’s Hybrids, a historied regional seed brand based in Williamsport, Penn. She visits with host Sara Steever about her career path and passion for ag.
Co-Founder and Chief Strategic Officer of Global Water and President of American Agri-Women, Lombardo discusses her farm background, career in corporate banking and current involvement in ag policy and advocacy organizations.
As president and chief marketing officer at Kinze, Veatch grew up around the business, which is a family-owned company started by her father. She discusses her early life, her career path and the challenges of balancing work and family.
President and CEO of Beck Ag, Inc., Liska brought a family farm background and more than 20 years of experience in sales and sales management to Beck Ag. She discusses how her experiences, both personal and professional, have helped shape her success.