Phillip J. Haynie III isn’t only a fifth-generation farmer from Reedville, Virginia, he’s also an informal ambassador to the agriculture industry.
The five individuals hail from academia and industry and have demonstrated outstanding and uncommon contributions to the livestock industry.
Virginia Cooperative Extension recognized Donald Turner of Turner Family Farms in North Dinwiddie, Virginia, as the 2015 Virginia Farmer of the Year.
Hannah Scherer, assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education, is working to integrate STEM into nonformal 4-H programming as well as secondary education and to conduct cross-disciplinary research in STEM literacy.
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