As an advocate for agriculture, Mr. Peterson strives to bring more awareness to the details and diversity of the industry.
Greg Peterson is a 2013 graduate of Kansas State University where he majored in Agricultural Communications and Journalism. He grew up and still works on a family farm near Assaria, KS with his parents, 2 brothers, and sister. He has always enjoyed working on the farm and being an advocate for agriculture. In June of 2012, Greg and his brothers released a video on YouTube entitled, “I’m Farming and I Grow It.” It quickly went viral, receiving over 9 million views. Since then Greg and his brothers have released many more parody videos and are now up to 37 million total views on YouTube. The videos have given Greg and his brothers many opportunities around the country and the world to talk about agriculture and he is passionate about the future of the industry.
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