Amber Friedrichsen

Managing Editor: Amber Friedrichsen
28 Milwaukee Ave. W
P.O. Box 801
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

Amber Friedrichsen joined the Hay & Forage Grower staff as an associate editor in May 2023. As of July 2024, she has assumed the role of managing editor.

Friedrichsen served as the editorial intern in 2021 and 2022. She graduated from Iowa State University in May 2023 with a double major in agricultural communication and agronomy. As a graduating senior, Friedrichsen was honored with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student Council Academic Achievement Award.

“In August 2023, Friedrichsen received the"Story of the Year" award by the Agricultural Communicators Network, a national organization made up of agricultural journalists and media professionals.

Friedrichsen grew up and worked on her family’s diversified crop and livestock farm in eastern Iowa near Clinton. While at Iowa State. She also served as a student writer for Iowa State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Communications Department and wrote for the Iowa State Daily, the university’s newspaper. She also served as president for the school’s Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow chapter and participated in two college-sponsored agriculture study abroad trips to Costa Rica and the United Arab Emirates.

In her role as managing editor, Friedrichsen will continue to provide content for both eHay Weekly and Hay & Forage Grower. She will also assume additional administrative duties and will be an integral voice in planning future magazine content and direction.