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Jen RussellProduct & Project Manager

Jen Russell began her career at Farm Journal in 2010, copy editing the company's print publications. Since then, she has made the transition to full-time online editor, managing content and new projects for AgWeb.com, and overseeing eNewsletter production. Jen traveled to the Midwest in 2007 to pursue a master's degree at the Missouri School of Journalism. Before that, she earned degrees in journalism and environmental studies at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. Her original plan was to become an environmental journalist, but eventually she fell into the world of agriculture and never looked back. Jen grew up on a small
Jen Russell began her career at Farm Journal in 2010, copy editing the company's print publications. Since then, she has made the transition to full-time online editor, managing content and new projects for AgWeb.com, and overseeing eNewsletter production. Jen traveled to the Midwest in 2007 to pursue a master's degree at the Missouri School of Journalism. Before that, she earned degrees in journalism and environmental studies at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. Her original plan was to become an environmental journalist, but eventually she fell into the world of agriculture and never looked back. Jen grew up on a small

Articles By Jen Russell

Oct 24, 2017

What to do When the Tractor Won't Budge

"It won’t budge." Three little words that farmers dread hearing. There’s possibly nothing more frustrating than knowing that a key piece of equipment is buried up to its axles in mud. And with this year’s wet planting season, that frustration is probably still pretty fresh in farmers’ minds.
Feb 02, 2016

15 Fun Things You Should Know About Groundhog Day

Today is Groundhog Day, that most bizarre of all holidays. But why do we celebrate it, and why on earth do we expect a groundhog to predict the weather? You're about to find out.
Nov 27, 2015

Could a Soybean Price Rally Be on the Way?

A soybean price bounce early this week could indicate a new trend coming in prices. Jerry Gulke explains.
Nov 24, 2015

How to Cook a Turkey Dinner the Farm Journal Way

Farm Journal’s 1959 Country Cookbook outlines a turkey dinner menu that features a variety of mouthwatering country dishes. Here are the original recipes.
Nov 02, 2015

Have You Ever Seen a Harvest This Colorful?

There may be an impending pumpkin shortage this fall, but there should be plenty of cranberries to go with your Thanksgiving turkey this year.
Aug 20, 2015

Eastern Iowa: Conditions Improve as Scouts Move North

Scouts on the eastern leg made their way through eastern Iowa this morning, heading to Minnesota, and by all reports, the crop conditions just got better as the team moved north.
Aug 20, 2015

Minnesota Corn Crop Could Be 'Seriously Big'

Scouts on the western leg of the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour made their way into Minnesota this morning, and so far, all the rumors of a record crop have not disappointed.
Aug 20, 2015

Eastern Crop Tour Scouts: 'It Was Nasty'

For those on the eastern leg of the Pro Farmer Crop Tour, where crop conditions were hit hard by late planting and far too much rain, this year's tour has been full of surprises.
Aug 19, 2015

Variability Gives Way to Uniformity in Illinois Crops

As scouts on the eastern leg of the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour made their way across Illinois this morning, crop conditions started improving.