Author: Emma Fordyce

Hello! My name is Emma Fordyce, and I am a freshman at the University of Missouri, majoring in science and agricultural journalism. I come from the rural town of Bethany, Missouri, population 3,200. Bethany is comprised mostly of farm families, and our family is no different. With my background in agriculture, I knew that I wanted to continue to be in this industry, without taking over the farm. Many careers appealed to me, but from the leadership and public speaking skills I learned from FFA, and design and creativity learned from FBLA and various other clubs, I decided to do science and agricultural journalism, with hopes of working at an advertising agency, or in public relations.

FarmScape brings farm fun to the city

Farm animals, tractors and farmers filled the St. Louis Ballpark Village on the evening of Saturday, Sept. 17. While throngs of people filtered through on their way to Busch Stadium to enjoy a ballgame, many stopped to talk with the…