Award-winning journalist Rhonda Brooks is the editor-in-chief for AgPro. In her role, she oversees all content development for the magazine as well as its website, affiliated eNewsletters and retailer events. Brooks also works closely with editors of Farm Journal Media’s other outlets such as Farm Journal, AgWeb and Top Producer to provide integrated coverage of agriculture. Prior to joining AgPro, Brooks was the managing editor for Progressive Farmer magazine. She also served several years as the Seeds and Production Editor for Farm Journal and worked in marketing communications for a number of multi-national agribusiness firms, focusing on crop protection and seed technology. An agricultural journalism graduate of the University of Missouri, Brooks has won more than a dozen national communications awards throughout her career. She is a native of southwest Missouri, where she grew up on a diversified grain and livestock farm.