Jeanne covers agricultural issues for Farm Journal along with forage and wheat production. Her current focus for agricultural issues is energy coverage, including ethanol, biodiesel and wind power. She has worked for the magazine since 1995 and also contributes to Farm Journal Media's Top Producer publication.
She has received numerous writing awards, including the American Agricultural Editors' Association's first-place award for editorial opinion, which helped earn her Master Writer status with the association. She has also won writing awards from the National Association of Agricultural Journalists and most recently an award for the best single written article for business publications from the Missouri Association of Publications.
Jeanne earned a bachelor of science degree in agricultural journalism with a minor in agricultural economics from the University of Missouri–Columbia. Jeanne grew up on a cattle ranch in southern Missouri. Today, she lives with her husband and three daughters near the Quad Cities in eastern Iowa.
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- May/June 2002