Meet The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Interns

Kallie Hill, Madisyn Henderson and Lashawna Vogel have been selected to intern with the Wisconsin Farm Bureau (WFBF) during the coming year. Together they will assist in promoting and communicating for WFBF programs throughout the spring and summer of 2023.

“Internships are an important and also valuable learning opportunity for up-and-coming agriculture leaders,” said WFBF President Kevin Krentz. “Kallie, Madisyn and Lashawna bring strong skill sets that will serve as great assets to the Farm Bureau team.”

Madisyn Henderson, Agriculture in the Classroom Intern

Madisyn Henderson has been selected as the organization’s Agriculture in the Classroom intern. Henderson grew up on her family’s farm in Racine County where she was heavily involved in 4-H and FFA. Most recently, she served as the 2022-23 Racine County Agriculture Ambassador. Henderson is a freshman at Iowa State University studying agricultural business. There she is involved in Block and Bridle, Agricultural Business Club and also the Sigma Alpha Professional Agriculture sorority.

During her internship, Henderson will collaborate on social media content creation and analysis for Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom. She will assist with communicating Ag in the Classroom programming efforts and provide program event coverage throughout the spring. Henderson will begin her duties on January 15.

Kallie Hill, Leadership and Programs Intern

Kallie Hill has been selected as the organization’s Leadership and Programs intern. Hill was raised near Princeton, Minn. where she grew a love for agriculture and livestock. She is currently a junior at UW-River Falls studying marketing communications and animal science. Throughout college, Hill has been involved with the UWRF Beef team as the association’s chair. She’s also involved in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Western Team. Hill looks forward to gaining valuable experience in non-profit work and event planning during her internship.

During her internship, Hill will support the organization’s leadership development programs. These include Young Farmer and Agriculturists, Promotion and Education, and FFA. She will assist with social media content creation and program promotion across the state. Hill will begin her duties on May 20.

Lashawna Vogel, Communications Intern

Lashawna Vogel has been selected as the organization’s Communications intern. Vogel grew up near Denmark, Wis. and is currently a junior at UW-River Falls. She is studying agricultural communications and minoring in agribusiness. On campus, Vogel is active in Collegiate Farm Bureau as the Ag Day on Campus co-chair, in addition to several other clubs focused on agriculture, communication, education, governance and marketing. She formerly served as the 2021-22 Wisconsin FFA State Reporter. Vogel looks forward to connecting with Farm Bureau members in the coming year.

During her internship, Vogel will assist in managing the organization’s social media presence, creating content for WFBF communication channels and contribute to the organization’s blog. Vogel will begin her duties on February 21.