Gracie Danner grew up in West Liberty, Iowa actively engaged in day to day operations of the family farm consisting of corn, soybeans, hogs and cattle. Growing up, Gracie was active in her local 4-H and FFA chapters, ultimately becoming an FFA American Star Finalist and Beef Production Proficiency Finalist with her small cattle operation. Throughout college, Gracie was involved in multiple agricultural focused student organizations and completed two internships with John Deere. Upon graduating from Kansas State University summa cum laude with a degree in Agricultural Economics and minor in International Agriculture in December of 2019, she began a full-time position at John Deere within Customer and Product Support. At Danner Family Grain, Gracie is a part owner and and focuses on business marketing and development, grain marketing and risk management, landowner relations, along with assisting in operations of the farm. Danner Family Grain raises non-GMO corn and soybeans varieties along with contract feeding hogs. Gracie also began to operate acres of her own in 2020.