Author: Hannah Adkisson

My name is Hannah Adkisson and I am a freshman majoring in Agribusiness Management at the University of Missouri. While I am originally from Centralia, Missouri, I consider myself a Columbia “local” because I have always lived a mere 30 minutes away. When I was a little girl, I loved telling stories, especially ones that made people laugh. As I got older, this love of storytelling developed into a love for writing. Everything from the short stories I used to write in my fifth grade writing class, to the articles I wrote for my town’s newspaper my senior year of high school, has shaped me into the writer I am today. In my eyes, storytelling is important because it can do everything from teaching someone about a new innovation to entertaining and bringing people together. Through storytelling, I hope to be a voice for the agriculture industry and to help bridge the gap between consumers and producers.

CP editorial: Is organic produce worth the extra cost?

Your local grocery store serves as a battlefield for an advertising war in which producers fight for the attention of the consumer. Down every aisle, there are more products than anyone would care to count, and each one uses different…