| Gary H. Baise is an Illinois farmer and trial attorney at the law firm Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Matz PC, specializing in agricultural and environmental issues in state and federal court. He also serves as outside General Counsel for the U.S. Grains Council, Agricultural Retailers Association, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Sorghum Producers and counsel to the American Soybean Association. Baise is actively involved in a number of agricultural associations, including the Farm Foundation. He also formerly served on the USDA's Agricultural Air Quality Task Force. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Western Illinois University and...
| Health insurance policies and options are changing, and as a business owner, we know how important it is for you to be informed of these changes. Sarah O’Leary, CEO and founder of ExHale Health, will address topics related to health insurance in this new blog. ExHale Health helps consumers across the country successfully manage their health insurance and healthcare provider relationships. The company’s mission is to save consumers time and money on their healthcare through policy/plan selection, claim filing and tracking, reimbursements, insurance-plan transitions and more. O’Leary is a successful businesswoman, published author and healthcare advocate. She also is...
| Jared Wareham is a member of the “Flying H Genetics Team” that develops and markets 450 bulls annually from two ranch locations: Arapahoe, Neb., and Lowry City, Mo. In addition to his role as operations manager for the Missouri Flying H location, Wareham devotes much of his time to marketing and strategic planning for the company. His wife, Jill, plays an important role in day-to-day operations at Flying H when she’s not corralling their three young daughters.
Joseph Craine studies the functioning of nutrient-limited grasslands. At the heart of it all is understanding grass: how it's built and how it works. Craine earned his B.S. from Ohio State University and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.
| Agriculture Future of America is a leader development organization for college students and young professionals in agriculture, providing scholarships, career opportunities and professional development training. Emma Likens, a junior studying agricultural journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is the marketing and communications intern and also serves as an AFA Campus Ambassador.
| Mike Smith writes about cattle health and other veterinary issues from Kansas City. He also regularly tackles food-system controversies at his blog, TruthInFood.com.
| Emily Meredith serves as the Communications Director for the Alliance and manages all aspects of the communications strategy. She is responsible for the Issues Management Committee and coordinating effective responses to the issues of the industry.
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