Schmitt assists CSIF by coordinating outreach activities, promoting special events and developing content for the organization’s communication channels. She collaborates with the Coalition to advocate for farmers and publicize CSIF efforts throughout her internship.
Peyton Schmitt is a junior at Iowa State University studying Agricultural Communications. She grew up on her family’s row-crop and cow-calf operation in southeast Iowa, and was heavily involved in 4-H, FFA, and the National Junior Hereford Association. At Iowa State, she is involved in many student organizations including Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow, Collegiate Cattlemen, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Ambassadors and CALS Connections magazine. Schmitt is also the National FFA Officer Candidate for the Iowa FFA Association this fall. She is excited to spend the summer serving and advocating for farmers with the Coalition.