Today, we announced the semi-finalists for the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) Faces of Farming and Ranching search. Chris Chinn (Missouri), Will Gilmer (Ala.), Daphne Holterman (Wis.), Brenda Kirsch (Ore.), Tim Nilsen (Calif.), Eric McClam (S.C.), Katie Pratt (Ill.), Bo Stone (N.C.), Janice Wolfinger (Ohio) were all named program finalists. 

We began the search for a national spokesperson in June at the Los Angeles Food Dialogues and now at the New York Food Dialogues, we’ve presented the finalists. It’s now up to the judges and the public to help decide who is going to become the Faces of Farming and Ranching. You can vote for your favorite candidate on Food from Nov. 15 – Dec. 15. 

Winners will be announced in January. To read more about the winners, click here