A native of Caledonia, Allison has deep roots in Michigan agriculture, with more than 15 years of experience with Michigan crop and livestock farms. After receiving a degree from Michigan State University in Crop and Soil Sciences, she served as a sales agronomist with Caledonia Farmers Elevator for several years before launching an independent consulting practice in 2005.
Allison is a Certified Crop Advisor and Chair of the Michigan Certified Crop Advisor Program. She is also a Certified CNMP Provider and an NRCS Technical Service Provider. Allison has focused her consulting practice on environmental stewardship on livestock operations – including developing manure management systems plans, assisting with certification under the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program, and helping farmers comply with requirements under state and federal law.
Allison joined MAPI in 2016 and has put her passion for agriculture to work for Michigan’s poultry producers.
Allison resides in Hamilton, Michigan with her husband Brian and their four children.