MADISON — Sarah Marketon has been hired by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation as its Director of Communications.
Marketon will be responsible for managing WFBF’s social media accounts, wfbf.com and video projects. She will also assist in writing, editing and designing content for state Farm Bureau publications and promotional materials.
“I am excited to be part of a team that is so passionate about representing farmers on a wide variety of topics. I look forward to working with Wisconsin Farm Bureau members,” Marketon said.
Sarah was raised on her family’s farm near Howard Lake, Minnesota and is an active member of the swine industry.
She graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural education – leadership and communications. She is a Minnesota Farm Bureau member and a past Young Farmer & Rancher Discussion Meet contestant.
“Sarah’s agricultural background, strong writing skills and passion for educating others makes her uniquely qualified to help us communicate our message,” said Amy Eckelberg, Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Executive Director of Public Relations.
Most recently she served at Wakefield Pork’s Human Resources and Recruitment Specialist.
Marketon began her duties with the Farm Bureau on February 6.
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation is the state’s largest general farm organization, representing farms of every size, commodity and management style.
— Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation
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