Emily Brinkman is the founder and creative director of Generation 6 Marketing, a full-service marketing agency serving agriculture clients across the United States and Canada. Emily is the sixth generation on her family’s farm in Northwest Ohio where she and her family raise corn, soybeans, wheat, hay and Simmental beef cattle.Her upbringing instilled a strong passion for the land, livestock and preserving the legacy of family farms. Today, Emily combines her creative talents and passion for agriculture by working with farmers, ranchers and agri-business owners to create impactful marketing strategies through print and digital mediums. She is a 2008 graduate of Holgate High School and a 2012 Oklahoma State University graduate where she majored in agriculture communications.
2017 Professional Agriculture Communicators Logo Design of the Year
Karigan grew up on her family’s farm in rural Northwest Ohio showing steers and heifers through 4-H at the county and state levels. She also enjoyed helping with her family’s row crop operation. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University ATI where she studied Agricultural Communications and Ag Business. During college Karigan broadened her interest of the beef industry while volunteering for the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association and assisting with their youth BEST Show Circuit program. Karigan is actively involved in her local Henry Cattlemen’s Association, 4-H Programs, and much more. Karigan is an avid football fan and cheers on the Buckeyes every chance she gets!