When Brittany Edelson came to the county 10 years ago, fresh out of college, she said the farming community here readily accepted her.
But the farmers are having a harder time letting her go.
"I've had grown men crying this week," Edelson said.
Edelson, Extension agent for agriculture, will leave that post June 9 to work as an agronomist for Philip Morris International, based in Richmond, Va. Edelson and her daughter, Rayah, 3, will continue to live here in Shelbyville.
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