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The DeWitt County Farm Bureau has announced the hiring of their new manager. 


Allison Reinecke will start as the organization’s new manager, effective Sept. 1.


Reinecke is a Wisconsin native, graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business. Reinecke joined Illinois Farm Bureau’s County Manager Trainee Program in May where she trained with county Farm Bureau managers across Illinois.


Reinecke was previously employed as a Dairy Intern at ST Genetics, Agronomy Intern at Biddick, Inc., and Business Intern at Zimmerman Cheese, Inc.


In a statement Friday, Reinecke said, quote- “I am honored to be joining DeWitt County Farm Bureau (DCFB) as Manager. My passion for agriculture brought me to Illinois, and I am excited to be able to serve DCFB members and advocate for local agriculture. I look forward to being a part of DeWitt County Farm Bureau’s continued success.”


Manager Janell Baum-Thomas will be taking a new position at Baum Chevrolet Buick next month. 

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