#WomenInAg Spotlight: Emily Buck

News / FBNews March 22, 2017

#WomenInAg recognizes the contributions of women involved in agriculture during Women’s History Month (March). AFBF is proud to salute Dr. Emily Buck, an Ohio farmer and Farm Bureau leader!

Buck is a recent graduate of the American Farm Bureau’s Partners in Advocacy Leadership program. She currently serves as one of the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance’s Faces of Farming for 2017.

Buck and her husband grow soybeans, corn and wheat while also raising Southdown sheep. Proud to work in the agriculture industry, she loves the rewarding feeling of a successful harvest or lambing season. Off the farm, Buck is an ag communications professor at The Ohio State University, where she is proud to teach the next generation of agricultural communicators.

She serves in various chair and committee member positions for the American Association for Agricultural Education, Ohio Sheep Improvement Association, North American College Teachers of Agriculture and Association for Communication Excellence in Ag and Natural Resources. 

Share This Article

Credit: Nevada Farm Bureau 

An AFBF survey shows that drought is hitting U.S. agriculture hard. Chad Smith has more on the impacts being felt on the ground.

Full Article
Credit: President of Klamath-Lake County Farm Bureau Jason Flowers 

The third edition of AFBF’s Assessing Western Drought Conditions survey illustrates many ground-level drought impacts, including expected reduction in yields, removing or destroying orchard trees or multi-year crops, and selling off portions of herds and flocks.

Full Article