Abigail Peterson is a field manager for the Soil Health Partnership covering southern Illinois. She graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy. At Iowa State, Abigail focused on soil analysis and cover crop use working at the Iowa State soils lab, and the USDA National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment. She enjoyed promoting agriculture in the classroom with the soil and water conservation club and ISU College of Agriculture Ambassador program.
A Certified Crop Advisor since 2016, Abigail worked as a soybean production agronomist with DuPont Pioneer in southern Iowa for two years. Originally from northern Illinois, her family continues to farm near Wyanet.