What started as a “quarantine task” for Iowa Point out senior Danielle Youngblut blossomed into a sunflower company and turned 1 of two Story County finalists for a statewide agriculture business award.
Youngblut’s small business, Gravel Street Sunflowers, and Iowa Point out alum and Ames resident Ray Schmidt’s business enterprise, Farm Tale Meats, capable as finalists for the second annual “Improve Your Long run Award.” The two both equally bought their start out as scholar entrepreneurs.
“It just brought a little little bit much more happiness to me,” Youngblut said. “It gave me a venture that I could perform on, it gave me goals that I could concentrate on and it also brought me a large amount of persons instantly to my enterprise that I interacted with and socialize with.”
The Iowa Farm Bureau created the “Grow Your Foreseeable future Award” to support younger agricultural business owners. The winner will