Virgil Schmitt has been in his current position since 1992, although counties he's covered have changed over time.
He's worked as an extension 4-H and youth leader in Butler and Grundy Counties and as an extension agriculturist in Linn County, Iowa. He taught high school agricultural education in Reinbeck, Iowa and community college agriculture at Muscatine Community College.
Schmitt is an eastern Iowa native, where he lives and manages his home farming operation.
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