Miss Agriculture USA Queens are so diverse but what binds them all together is their passion for agriculture. Get to know our 2019 Greene County PA Petite Miss Agriculture USA, 2020 Greene County PA Petite Miss Agriculture USA, 2020 Pennsylvania Runner-Up Petite Miss Agriculture USA, and 2021 Greene County PA Junior Miss Agriculture USA, Abigail Yenchik. She is a young lady with a passion for being an AGvocate for Agriculture as a Miss Agriculture USA Queen for three years!
Name: Abigail Yenchik
Hometown: Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
What are your agricultural interests?
“My Agricultural interests are gardening, rabbits, horticulture, dairy, and subsistence farming.”
What agriculture organizations or activities are you a part of?
“I'm involved in my local 4-H, I garden and donate the vegetables I grow to a local food bank, and I volunteer at my local Humane Society.”
What are some of your other activities outside of agriculture?
“My other activities include chorus, tutoring other children, dance, and pageantry.”
What successes are you most proud of?
“I have two that I am very proud of! I am proud of my highest honors at school. I plan on continuing to get straight As so I can go to Yale someday. And I'm also very proud of my work to bring about autism awareness. Being autistic myself, I want everyone to know that it's not a disability, but a strength!”
What or who first got you interested in agriculture?
“My mom first got me interested in Agriculture! She showed me how to garden, ride a horse, and taught me where my food comes from through cooking!”
Why did you decide to become a Miss Agriculture USA Queen?
“I decided to become a Miss Agriculture USA queen because I LOVED the idea of FarmHer. Women are a part of Agriculture too! And to be out there, promoting Agriculture is such an honor!”
What has been your favorite experience as a Miss Agriculture USA Queen?
“My favorite experience as a Miss Agriculture USA queen has been being out and about in crown and sash and being able to Agvocate to others about Agriculture!”
What are some of your goals as a Miss Agriculture USA Queen?
“My biggest goal as a queen is to bring more girls and women into Agriculture. To let them know it's ok and fun to get your hands dirty!”
What advice would you give to someone thinking about being a Miss Agriculture USA Queen?
“My advice would be to do it! Being a part of Miss Agriculture USA is so rewarding! You gain a whole family!!!”