Environmental Policy Specialist

Ashley Rice is the Environmental Policy Specialist for the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA). In her role, Rice focuses her time on advocating for soybean farmers on conservation and environmental policy issues.

Rice earned her bachelor’s in Agriculture Communications and Leadership from Illinois State University and her master’s in Agricultural Sciences Education and Communications from Purdue University. She also holds a graduate certificate from the University of Illinois in Strategic Leadership and Management. Her diverse background consists of working in government affairs for insurance, agricultural policy writing, and communications.

She grew up on a grain and livestock farm in Philo, Illinois.