Even though fuel prices remain high, the increased use of corn ethanol is helping temper those price increases. And it’s also benefiting the farmers who grow the corn.Read More
This year’s Crawford, Marion, Morrow, and Richland County Farm Bureau summer intern is Emily Rudd. Emily is a junior at Wilmington College majoring in agriculture education and animal science. She is involved in collegiate 4-H, Aggies Club, Delta Tau Alpha Agriculture Honor Society and Delta Theta Sigma Lil Sis Sorority on campus.
Rudd is from Crawford County and is a 2019 graduate of Wynford High School. During high school, she was heavily involved in FFA and 4-H serving as the president of her 4-H club, president of the Crawford County Junior Fair Board, and served as her FFA chapter reporter. She also was a member of the Student Council, National Honor Society and played golf. She spent most of her summers showing lambs and goats at the county, state and national levels. She will be receiving her American Farmer Degree in October at the 93rd National FFA Convention in Indianapolis.
A Farm Bureau Young Active member, she was the 2019 recipient of the Crawford County Farm Bureau Scholarship and has been involved in collegiate Farm Bureau at Wilmington College in the past.
Some of her responsibilities this summer will include promoting membership, aiding in the coordination of events, and helping to inform the public on agriculture-related topics. Emily said she is honored to be a part of the organization this summer and learn as much as possible to better the agricultural industry. She is excited to meet members and serve at local events!
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Kirsten Ameling will be engaging members at an individualized level by connecting the organization to the member based on their needs.Read More
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