Jamie Propson of Manitowoc County was selected winner of the 2017 Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmer and Agriculturist Discussion Meet contest at the organization’s 98th Annual Meeting in Wisconsin Dells on December 3.
The Discussion Meet contest is a panel discussion in which Farm Bureau members between the ages of 18 and 35 are judged on their ability to express their ideas and opinions and reach a solution on current issues affecting agriculture.
Propson is an agriscience teacher at Mishicot High School. She is a strong agricultural advocate who enjoys sharing the passion of Wisconsin’s diverse agriculture industry through the classroom and FFA Chapter.
She earned a bachelor’s degree from UW-River Falls before returning to northeastern Wisconsin. Jamie and her husband, David, have a two-year-old son, Reed and a small hobby farm.
Propson is a former Brown County YFA chair, graduate of the WFBF Leadership Institute and former learning and leading chair.
Propson will represent Wisconsin at the American Farm Bureau Annual Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, in January.
Other state finalists in the Discussion Meet were: Jenny Leahy from Fond du Lac County, Julie Sweney of Dodge County and Kelly Wilfert of Manitowoc County.