Contributors

Brandelyn Martin

Communications and Public Relations Intern
Missouri Soybean Association and Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council

Brandelyn Martin is the communications manager for the Missouri Soybean Association and Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council. She works with the director of communications and public relations, focusing on content for the Missouri Soybean Farmer Magazine, social media content and telling the story of Missouri Soybean farmers and their industry. Brandelyn is originally from Silex, Missouri. She graduated from MU with a degree in science and agricultural journalism in 2018. She is currently working on a master’s degree, also from MU, in agricultural leadership, communications and education. She plans to graduate from the program in Spring of 2019, with hopes of starting a career in communications within the agricultural industry.

Family farms

Coming Home

Brandelyn MartinOct 25, 2019

For the Carpenter brothers, deciding to come home to the family farm came naturally. A commitment to each member of the family finding their role…

Soil Health

Continuous Improvement

Brandelyn MartinOct 15, 2019

TJT Gottman Inc. is setting a strong example for learning about and implementing conservation practices on the farm, with brothers Tim and Trent Gottman committed…

Family farms

The Modern Family Farm

Brandelyn MartinSep 14, 2019

The latest census of agriculture results show notable changes on the family farm, from more operators and more female operators to increased reliance on technology.…

Cover Crops

Practical Application

Brandelyn MartinJan 11, 2019

Farmers share their experiences with cover crops, including the benefits they've seen following implementation and lessons learned along the way. Robert Alper's first experience planting…