Linnea Kooistra is a third generation dairy farmer in partnership with her husband Joel in Woodstock, Ill. Their farm includes 500 animals, including dairy cows and calves. They also grow corn and soybeans. Linnea has been active in her community in the areas on conservation, farmland preservation, education, and the arts. She is a member of the U.S. Dairy Sustainability Council. She is also the first woman in Illinois to receive the Master Farmer award from Prairie Farmer magazine.