Women Impacting the Land 2016 - April Hemmes

April Hemmes has been a farmer for 31 years, implementing conservation practices in Franklin County and traveling the world to tell others about sustainably raised crops. She developed a wetland on her farm; added filter strips along streams, as well as wildlife habitat, a pollinator plot, and pasture; and uses no-till and conservation till on her corn and soybean acres. She mentors young people in FFA and 4-H and is a spokesperson for organized agricultural groups for women.

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