Abby grew up on a small family farm by Valparaiso, NE. Abby was active in 4-H and showing on the National level in multiple breed associations. She raised Simmental and Chianina cattle with her parents and brother. Abby graduated from the University of Nebraska- Lincoln in 2018 with her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and minor in Ag Business. In 2020 she earned her master’s degree specializing in ruminant nutrition. Her research focused on supplementing butyrate in finishing cattle diets and how it effects carcass characteristics. Abby and her husband live in Wahoo and help on the family dairy farm and row crops. Along with helping her family raise and sell show cattle. She enjoys meeting new producers and helping them improve their operations. In her free time, she enjoys showing cattle, being outdoors, and spending time with her family and friends.