Lauren Schwab Eyre is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Women’s studies in 2011 then her Master of Science in Family Studies in 2013. Lauren is a freelance journalist and works on her family’s pig farm in Somerville, Ohio. She is the Farrowing House Manager and handles Consumer Communications and Education.
Lauren has written articles for The National FFA Organization, Cincy-Chic Magazine, The Women’s Book and local publications. Her farm story has been featured in Farm World Newspaper and several agricultural publications and radios. In 2008 she received the Butler County 4-H Reporting Media Award.
Lauren placed first in Ohio for her National FFA job placement project, which involved working on her family’s farm. Lauren was the 2008 Ohio Pork Industry Queen and the Butler County Junior Fair Queen. She earned in American FFA Degree in 2008.
Lauren served as a National Collegiate Agriculture Ambassador for the National FFA Organization from 2009 to 2011 presenting workshops to schools and civic organizations. She is an ambassador for the Ohio Pork Producers Council, a member of the Ohio Farm Bureau and Ohio Agri Women. She was the 2015 finalist for America’s Pig Farmer of the Year. She was a National Face of Farming and Ranching for the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliace 2016-2018.