Carrie Balkcom Is the Executive Director of the American Grassfed Association. AGA is the National, multi-species entity organized to protect and promote Grassfed and pasture based farmers and ranchers. AGA has a third party on farm certification program. Carrie grew up on a Florida cattle ranch and has stayed connected to the agriculture and livestock industry. She has spoken, presented or coordinated numerous regional and national conferences; and is well known in agricultural, culinary and sustainable agricultural circles.