Griffin Huelsman found himself in college taking agricultural courses for his animal science degree with many seventh or even eighth generation farmers and ranchers. He was not intimidated by his lack of experience in the field. He knew exactly where he wanted to be and...

Colin Hurd founded a company called Smart Ag that created an after-market kit to make farm equipment autonomous. He then sold it in a merger acquisition to Raven Industries after four years. Savvy business decisions, like this, are a big part of what makes Colin...

Elizabeth Burns-Thompson is a young woman on a mission for agriculture, added value to agriculture, and sustainability! She finds herself not only in her eighth month in corporate affairs and policy with the Renewable Energy Group, Inc., but she’s also running for her city council! ...

Attracted to Chipotle right away by the charismatic way this chef-created fast-casual restaurant style led, it had many similar attributes to Blue Apron but on a larger scale. The ability to make a significant impact due to scale was exciting for Yael Cypers....

Don’t be fooled by John Romo’s title as a first year high school agriculture teacher in South Texas. Between his two degrees, he spent time internationally in Ghana working in school-based agricultural education with AgriCorps before becoming a recruiter for their fellowship program, then...

While she may have grown up in the New York City suburbs, Connie Bowen now resides on a farm in small town Scio, Oregon. An entrepreneurial fellowship program for Venture for America helped combine her interest in conservation, engineering and cooking. Using that experience as...

AgGrad 30 Under 30 celebrates the young professionals making an impact in agriculture. We’re recognizing the movers and shakers across entrepreneurship, research and technology, agribusiness, advocacy, and production. You know talented people in the industry, but maybe you can’t quite land your finger on who you...