Next Generation Alum News

This digest captures the Farm Foundation Next Generation alum accomplishments mentioned in the recent Catalyst.

2024, Issue 1

Ryan Locke (2023 Young Agri-Food Leaders), Jahqethea Johnson (2023 Agricultural Scholars), Mya Price (2024 Agricultural Scholars), and Kayla Braggs (Agricultural Scholars 2023) were named to leadership positions on the 2024-2025 National MANRRS Executive Committee. Locke is national president-elect, Johnson is national secretary, Price is national secretary, and Braggs is graduate student president.

Noé J. Nava (2021 Agricultural Scholar) cowrote a report for the USDA Economic Research Service: Estimating Market Implications From Corn and Soybean Yields Under Climate Change in the United States.

2024, Issue 2

Dr. Heather Tenboer (2020 Agricultural Scholar) defended her dissertation, Analysis of Methods for Enchancing Food Safety and Traceability in the Bulk Grain Industry. She received her PhD from Iowa State University, Industrial and Agricultural Technology.

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