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USFRA Reveals Faces of Farming and Ranching Finalists

USFRA Reveals Faces of Farming and Ranching Finalists

Farmers and ranchers from Texas, Illinois, Iowa, New Mexico, Colorado, Michigan and Wisconsin among finalists

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance on Thursday announced the finalists of its next class of Faces of Farming and Ranching, a nationwide search to help put real faces on agriculture.

The following farmers and ranchers were named finalists: Erin Brenneman, Iowa; Jay Hill, New Mexico; Carrie Mess, Wisconsin; Thomas Titus, Illinois; Darrell Glaser, Texas; Brian Jones, Texas; Jessica Potter, Colorado; and Carla Wardin, Michigan.

(L-R) Katie Pratt, Chris Chinn, Will Gilmer and Bo Stone were named farmer-spokespeople for the U.S. Farmers

Applications were received from dedicated farmers and ranchers from across the nation. Winners will share their stories and experiences about how food is grown and raised in the U.S. on a national stage through media interviews, consumer-facing public appearances and events.

Related: Four Farmers Named 'Faces' Winners

This is the second time USFRA has sought farmers and ranchers to speak on behalf of the industry in this capacity.

"These finalists are truly passionate about the work they do every day to grow food for our nation," said Randy Krotz, chief executive officer of USFRA. "These exceptional farmers and ranchers will bring consumers, media and influencers a first-hand perspective of how food gets from the farm or ranch to the dinner table."

Beginning Oct. 24 and continuing through Nov. 2, people can visit USFRA's Facebook Page or website to learn more about each of the finalists and the work they do, including short videos highlighting their operation. From there, the public can vote for whom they believe best represents the breadth of farmers and ranchers across the country.

These votes will be factored into the final decision to determine the next Faces of Farming and Ranching. Winners will be announced on November 12, 2014, during a press conference at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Convention in Kansas City.

Source: USFRA

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