Handke to Serve as Gelbvieh World Editor

LINCOLN, NE – The American Gelbvieh Association (AGA) is excited to announce the addition of Laura Handke to the AGA publications team, serving as editorial contractor.
In her role, Handke will help to create and coordinate content for Gelbvieh World and The Profit Picture publications as well as other AGA communications efforts. Handke previously contributed to the publications through freelance writing.

Handke, her husband and eight-year-old daughter, Audrey, live in Easton, Kansas and run a small herd of commercial cattle. Handke holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in agriculture science from Northwest Missouri State University and has been professionally involved in agriculture communications for the past decade, working on education initiatives and content for crop and health animal companies and associations.

Handke says of the opportunity to join the AGA team, “I am excited to have the opportunity to join the AGA team, and look forward to sharing the story and communications of a breed that has meant so much to me throughout my life.”

“Laura has contributed great work to our publications in the past and we are excited to have her a part of our team in this new capacity,” says Megan Slater, AGA executive director. “She has a wealth of experience in ag communications and will be a great asset in growing the Gelbvieh and Balancer message.”
Handke began her role at AGA on December 1 and can be reached at laura@gelbvieh.org.

The American Gelbvieh Association is a progressive beef cattle breed association representing 1,100 members and approximately 40,000 cows assessed annually in a performance-oriented total herd reporting system.

Check out the December 2020 edition of Gelbvieh World

By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.