AgriNovus Indiana Field AtlasINDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 25, 2022) – AgriNovus Indiana, a non-profit initiative focused on growing Indiana’s agbioscience economy, announced today its spring 2022 class of Field Atlas ambassadors to spark conversation about the agbiosciences on college and university campuses across the state.

Field Atlas ambassadors are college students selected to serve as the on-campus connection between students, professionals and academic advisors and the Field Atlas career exploration platform ( The ambassadors will provide information about fields of study, traditional and allied career paths in the agbioscience industry and companies offering those opportunities across the state. Additionally, ambassadors connect peers to real-time internship, entry-level and early career opportunities via the Job Board (

For the 2022 spring semester, Field Atlas has selected these students to represent the program:

  • Baylee Dwenger – Senior, Hanover College
  • Baylee Fidler – Freshman, Vincennes University
  • Julia Hamblen – Freshman, Purdue University
  • Ridge Kennedy – Freshman, Vincennes University
  • Kara Linder – Senior, University of Notre Dame
  • Chesney Loehr – Sophomore, Franklin College
  • Harshika Nagubandi – Sophomore, Purdue University
  • Jack Redford – Junior, University of Notre Dame

“Field Atlas Ambassadors provide a critical connection between the world-changing opportunities in the agbiosciences and students at Indiana’s colleges and universities,” said Mitch Frazier, president and CEO of AgriNovus. “Our ambassadors’ work to engage their fellow students, advisors and professors creates a powerful connection with our online Field Atlas platform that enables students across all fields of study – from finance to marketing and computer science to chemistry – to explore the myriad of careers available in the agbiosciences.”

Launched in 2020 and available online at, the Field Atlas platform enables students to explore agbioscience careers through online talent assessments, videos and career resources and identifies jobs and companies that align with their personal and professional interests.

About AgriNovus Indiana

AgriNovus Indiana is the state’s initiative focused on advancing the agbiosciences sector as a nationally recognized leader through education, research and talent development; strategic collaborations among corporations, industry associations, government and universities; the creation and support of new companies; and branding and targeted promotions to elevate the sector. AgriNovus Indiana is part of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP), an effort dedicated to the region’s continued prosperity and growth. To learn more about AgriNovus Indiana, visit