Megan Schilling

Title: Digital Content Editor
Resides In: Des Moines, Iowa
Hometown: Manilla, Iowa
Education: Iowa State University
Expertise: Conservation, whole-systems farming, digital solutions, and new technology
Twitter: @meganjoys

  • Megan joined the Successful Farming team in 2019 as the Agronomy & Technology Editor to write about conservation, agronomy, and digital solutions. In 2020, Megan transitioned to Digital Content Editor and works across digital and print platforms.
  • Megan previously served as Executive Director for the Iowa AgriTech Accelerator, a mentor-led program for agtech startups. Prior to that role, she managed internal communications for a financial technology startup in Ames, Iowa.
  • 2022 IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism Award
  • 2021 Andy Markwart Horizon Award
  • 2020 AAEA Communications Award: Team Story, 3rd place, Gil Gullickson, Bill Spiegel, Megan Schilling: “Soil Health Digest: 20 Soil Health Questions & Answers”
  • 2019 Alltech Cultivating Young Ag Journalists Award
  • Bachelor of Arts, English, Iowa State University

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