Melissa Harrop enlisted in the US Army in 2002 and served honorably for 4 years, with one tour during OIF, as an Automated Logistical Specialist. After the military, Melissa spent her time getting back to civilian life. The way she did that, was through agriculture. She currently runs a dairy beef business and sells beef products to the community.
She is married with 2 sons and 1 daughter. Her oldest son is currently on active duty in the US Marine Corps. Melissa and her family live in Exton, PA on the farm.
Melissa holds a degree in agribusiness marketing and management, as well as a degree in digital journalism and media, and enjoys writing blogs and articles for agriculture publications.