Karol Lohman has joined the Leavenworth County staff as the agriculture and natural resources agent, effective March 3rd. Karol, a Leavenworth county native, earned a bachelor of science degree in animal sciences and industry from Kansas State University. She started her career path at Farmland Industries Research Farm and worked in agri-business, with 26 years at the Leavenworth County CO-OP. She comes back to Leavenworth County from northwest Kansas, where she has been the General Manager at the St Francis Mercantile Equity Exchange Cooperative since 2007. Karol says she is very excited to have this opportunity, and is looking forward to working with the families of Leavenworth County who share in the same passion for American agriculture.