2022 Stand For Ag | Season 4: A Peek Inside the Halls of Congress

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Join Ashley McCarty and Carley Esser as they give you an inside conversation about a host of policy issues. Carley Esser currently serves as a professional staff member for the U.S. Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee under Ranking Member John Boozman. She handles Title I commodities, disaster programs, and crop insurance.

Formerly, Esser was the senior legislative assistant for Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler where she handled the agriculture committee portfolio in addition to trade, energy, environment, education, foreign aid, transportation and infrastructure policy portfolios since 2018.

Other experience in the industry includes a stint with U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. Grains Council in their Global Strategies department, and extensive involvement with the National FFA Organization and Agriculture Future of America (AFA) organizations.

Esser graduated with a degree in Agricultural Education from the University of Missouri where she was able to work with agriculturalists across her home state.