Adam Putnam

Adam Putnam

Ducks Unlimited CEO Adam Putnam is a hunter, angler, and lifelong advocate for conservation and agriculture. In the past year, Ducks Unlimited reached a tremendous milestone – more than 15 million acres conserved across North America. As the world’s leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation, DU is set to celebrate their 85th anniversary in 2022. […]

Scott Herndon

Scott Herndon

Scott Herndon serves as the President of Field to Market. Prior to joining Field to Market in 2022, he served as the Vice President and General Counsel of the American Sugarbeet Growers Association, focusing on the regulatory issues that impact the industry including pesticides, biotechnology, sustainability, and crop insurance. Scott has also served as Director […]

Amy O’Shea

Amy OShea

As President & Chief Executive Officer of Certis Biologicals, the world’s leading full-line biological-based agricultural inputs company, Amy leads a global team of manufacturing, distribution, marketing, sales and field development professionals for this division of Mitsui & Co. Under Amy’s leadership, Certis has accelerated product development and manufacturing to serve the rapidly growing need for […]

Greg Siegenthaler

Greg Siegenthaler

Greg is currently in his 31st year at Grande Cheese Company, Dairy Road, Fond du lac, Wisconsin as the Vice President of Milk Marketing and Supply Chain. Within his current role, Greg is responsible for all raw material and finished goods purchases, finished product storage, distribution and long-term manufacturing capacity requirements for cheese and whey.  […]

Roylene M Comes At Night

Roylene Comes At Night

Roylene M Comes At Night, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist (formerly Rides at the Door) is the 5th generation raised on her family’s cattle and horse ranch located on the Blackfeet Nation in northwestern Montana. Her family continues to reside on the original allotment the government assigned to her great-great- grandfather, Rides […]

Nick Reinke

Nick Reinke

Nick Reinke is the Soil Health Services Lead at Land O’Lakes – Truterra, where he works closely with a wide array of internal and external partners to drive adoption of regenerative agricultural practices at scale. His focus is on developing partnerships and programs to remove barriers to the adoption of regenerative agricultural practices to help […]

Steven Rhines

Steve Rhines

Steven Rhines serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Noble Research Institute. The Institute is a nonprofit agricultural research organization focused on regenerative ranching; conducting research and farmer and rancher education to assist in the restoration of the nation’s grazing lands.

Kira Everhart-Valentin

Kira Valentin

Kira Everhart-Valentin serves the United Sorghum Checkoff Program (USCP), where she is responsible for developing and leading the sorghum industry’s sustainability initiatives. This includes the assessment of opportunities for investment and collaboration to increase the value of sorghum for farmers and industry stakeholders while also assuring continuous improvement in practices and performance on farms and […]

Chaz Holt

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Chaz Holt is a seventh-generation farmer from northern Georgia who is the precision agriculture and conservation specialist in the Southeast for the Quail Forever and Cotton Inc. partnership. He is married and raising his three children on the family’s farm. He lived and worked in the Willamette Valley of Oregon and in the Rocky Mountain […]

Jim Winn

Jim Winn is a lifelong dairy farmer and co-owns Cottonwood Dairy with two other partners. He was a founding member of Edge, has served on its board of directors since inception and now serves as secretary. Jim has also served on the board for the Dairy Business Association and various committees. He wants to continue […]