With passionate farmers and ranchers across the country eager to share the story behind our food with consumers, the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance announced the eight finalists in its third Faces of Farming and Ranching contest. This program searches for the men and women who grow and raise food, from row crops and veggies to beef and pork, to help put real faces on agriculture. Ohioans Lauren Schwab and Emily Buck made the list.
Schwab is a freelance journalist and is employed on her family’s 1,100-sow farrow to wean swine farm in Butler County. She works as the farrowing house manager.
AUDIO: The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins visits with Schwab about being named a finalist
Buck is an Associate Professor at The Ohio State University in agricultural communication and lives and works on a Marion County grain and sheep farm with her husband John and their daughter Harlie Grace.… Continue readingRead More »