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Jenni Fridgen

Innovation in Engagement Award—Parkland College

Jenni Fridgen is the Agriculture Program Director, Instructor of Precision Agriculture and Land Laboratory Director at Parkland College in Champaign, IL. In 2016, she was awarded a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to enhance Parkland’s Precision Agriculture curriculum. Prior to her role at Parkland College, she was a Precision Ag Technician with Helena Chemical Company and an Ag Information Specialist with Illini FS, a retail division of GROWMARK. Jenni is a Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) and holds a BS in Chemistry from Southeast Missouri State and MS in Agronomy from Mississippi State University.

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