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If I’m honest, the bustling metropolis of Washington D.C. is not a place I once equated with effectively telling the story of sustainable agriculture. When I left the crowded airport to ride a crowded metro to find our hotel on a crowded city street, I thought to myself, “What does this have to do with agriculture?” No farms. No dirt. Definitely no cows.
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Think back to your grade school days: when someone asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up, was it easy to reply with an answer? Maybe you were considering a career as a firefighter, doctor, nurse, teacher or an astronaut. As you grew up, did those dreams change?

Travis Troendle

Iowa State University
Travis, from Lanesboro, Minnesota, is studying agricultural and biological systems in the College of Engineering. Growing up on a dairy farm, he developed a passion for agriculture at a young age. Travis served as a state officer for the National FFA Organization and has continuously advocated for the future of agriculture. He is excited for the opportunity to help provide safe and nutritious food in a sustainable way. Travis is mentored by Kathy Wieland in the College of Business.