Cheryl Walsh and her two daughters, Reagan and Rylie, are from Princeville. As a 4th generation farmer, she grows corn, soybeans and hay with her family. They also have around 35 calf/cow pairs in addition to 2,200 sows. Their farm is a breed to wean, where all weaned pigs are sold directly to a great group of customers.
For the last ten years, Cheryl has conducted the Ag in the Classroom project in Peoria County. The program started with 120 classrooms and has expanded to over 250 classrooms. Cheryl also serves as the vice president on the Peoria Farm Bureau.