AgrIInstitute Board and Staff Leadership

The AgrIInstitute Board of Directors are industry volunteers who oversee the organization’s policies and resource development to ensure the accomplishment of AgrIInstitute’s mission of preparing leaders to advance agriculture. The  appointees to the AgrIInstitute board represent: Purdue University, College of Agriculture (2 positions),  Indiana 4-H Foundation (1 position), Indiana FFA Foundation (1 position), Indiana Farm Bureau (2 positions),  and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (2 positions). The remaining seven board positions are filled by volunteers from industry who are elected at the AgrIInstitute’s annual meeting.


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Jennie Hodgen

Hodgen Farms & Merck Animal Health Merck Animal HealthCorporate & Diversified Accounts
Home 3210 W CR 1350 N Putnam Roachdale IN 46172 USA Home Phone: 402-540-0861
Industry & Community Organization Memberships & Offices Held» US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef Board member & Committee Chair; US Meat Export Federation exec committee; Women in Leadership & Management in Animal Health board member
Education/Degrees» BS- OkState AnSc; MS- OkState FoodSc; PhD- UNL MeatSc & Muscle Biology
Areas of Expertise » Agriculture Education/Extension | AgrIInstitute Board | Farming Expertise » Animal | Areas of Expertise » Beef | Class » Class 17 (2016-18) | Areas of Expertise » Environmental/Natural Resources | Areas of Expertise » Food Processing | Areas of Expertise » Non-ag Consumer Education | Political Affiliation » Republican

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