Jason Jenkins

DTN Crops Editor

DTN Crops Editor Jason Jenkins began his journalism career full time in 2000. While his repertoire of communications tools has evolved and expanded through the years, one passion has remained constant: telling stories that connect with an audience.

Jenkins grew up on a small family farm in northwest Illinois. He attended the University of Missouri where he earned a bachelor's degree in agricultural journalism. Prior to joining the DTN team, Jenkins and his wife, Allison, founded Mill Creek Communications Services, a custom multimedia content business, in 2016. Jenkins also previously served as managing editor of Rural Missouri magazine as well as an information specialist for University of Missouri Extension. Jenkins and his family reside on a farm in Missouri's Callaway County.

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