Hay & Forage Grower is pleased to announce that Amber Friedrichsen has joined our team as the 2021 summer editorial intern. Pursuing an agriculture and life sciences education-communications major and agronomy minor, she will enter her senior year at Iowa State University in the fall.

Friedrichsen grew up and worked on her family’s diversified crop and livestock farm near Clinton, Iowa. While at Iowa State, she serves as the president for the school’s Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow chapter.

Since August 2019, Friedrichsen has been a writing intern for Iowa State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Communications Department. She also wrote for the Iowa State Daily, the college’s newspaper.

During the summer of 2020, Friedrichsen served as an editorial intern for Farm Progress’ Wallaces Farmer where she wrote articles for the magazine and their website.

As the editorial intern at Hay & Forage Grower, Friedrichsen will provide content and aid in the production of eHay Weekly. She will also write feature articles for the magazine, contribute to our photo database, and be actively involved in posting content to our various social media and website platforms. Friedrichsen began her internship on May 17.