Miss Agriculture USA Queens are so diverse but what binds them all together is their passion for agriculture. Get to know our 2021 Maryland Elite Ms Agriculture USA, Tracy Edmundson!
Name: Tracy Edmundson
Hometown: Rising Sun, Maryland
What are your agricultural interests?
“Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Dairy Steers, Beef Steers, 4-H, Agricultural Promotions and Activities.”
What agriculture organizations or activities are you a part of?
“I have been a 4-H volunteer for the past 12 years. I also work with 4-Her's who lease our animals for 4-H shows.”
What are some of your other activities outside of agriculture?
“I am currently attending Purdue Global University pursuing a degree in Medical Assistant. I have had my senior cosmetology license for the past 22 years. I enjoy family time and catching up with my friends.”
What successes are you most proud of?
“I am most proud of successes such as pursuing my dream of becoming a medical assistant even at the age of 40. I am proving to not only myself but my family and friends that no matter how old you are, you can always achieve your dreams.”
What or who first got you interested in agriculture?
“My daughter's love for agriculture got me interested in it as well however my husband who I have been with since 2015 has taught me everything I have knowledge on.”
Why did you decide to become a Miss Agriculture USA Queen?
“I decided to become a Miss Agriculture USA Queen because I want to be able to get out and meet others specially my Queen sisters. I want to share stories and teach the public the knowledge of agriculture.”
What has been your favorite experience as a Miss Agriculture USA Queen?
“My favorite experience thus far as a Miss Agriculture USA Queen is speaking with and teaching the public on all aspects of agriculture and what wonderful things agriculture does for us.”
What are some of your goals as a Miss Agriculture USA Queen?
“Some of my goals as a Miss Agriculture USA Queen are to be able to promote agriculture around our country, as well as coaching those who know nothing about agriculture the love of it.”
What advice would you give to someone thinking about being a Miss Agriculture USA Queen?
“The advice I would give to someone thinking about being a Miss Agriculture USA Queen is go for it, we have nothing to lose yet gain everything. By promoting agriculture throughout our country, we are teaching those who may know nothing about agriculture as well as keeping our public updated on any and all information.”