The Penton Livestock Group welcomes Cheryl Day to the Feedstuffs editorial team effective July 1.
A veteran of agriculture, Day brings her broad experience in agriculture to the team. She comes to Feedstuffs with more than 12 years of experience in agriculture communication working with a variety of agriculture organizations, including the Illinois Association of Drainage Districts.
Within her new role, Day will provide content on grain and feed news coverage.
Agriculture has always been a pivotal part of Day’s life. As a young child, Day convinced her father that raising Angus Cattle was more than just a 4-H project. Growing up she was also actively involved in the family’s grain elevator and feed store.
“I am excited to join the Feedstuffs team,” Day said. “Feedstuffs is a first-class publication. The commitment to deliver top-notch news for animal agriculture is evident in its continuous flexibility to provide a variety of electronic platforms while preserving the integrity of the printed publication.”
“We are extremely pleased to have such a fine agricultural communicator joining our already tremendous team of dedicated professionals,” said Sarah Muirhead, editor and publisher of Feedstuffs and general manager of the Penton Livestock Group. Muirhead noted that Day will taking on some of the editorial responsibilities previously held by Andy Vance as he repositions his duties into more livestock- and markets-based coverage for the publication.
Day, along with her husband and two children, raises corn, soybeans, and Angus cattle in Central Illinois. She is an active member of the Illinois Angus Association serving as junior advisor. Day is a past president of the Illinois Agri-Women and also served as the secretary of American Agri-Women.