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Producing Excellence shares compelling stories of American farmers and ranchers, representing the diversity to be found in this thriving industry sector: operations large and small, organic and conventional, rural and urban, newcomers to agriculture and producers whose operations span generations. With financing from Farm Credit and critical services provided by rural utility companies also represented here, these successful business people are producing the food, fuel and fiber on which we all depend.

All profiles tagged with "Women":
  • Clare Schilling

    New Athens, IL

    Managing a hog farm while raising a family and learning to speak Spanish is all in a day's work for this woman farmer. Read More »
  • Hilda Castillo

    Plant City, FL

    After moving to America and founding their own successful farm, this family has continued to expand and helped other family members join them. Read More »
  • Christine Crumbaugh

    St. Louis, MI

    Combining a love of family, farming and photography, this leader also serves on her Farm Credit association's board of directors. Read More »
  • Kim Vanneman

    Ideal, SD

    Legislative and policy experience coupled with agricultural and business acumen provide this Farm Credit leader with a broad perspective. Read More »
  • Natalie Gilbert

    Lafayette, IN

    Working on land they own, rent and contract gives this farm couple a comprehensive outlook on farming. Read More »
  • Jenny Crist Kohn

    Walden, NY

    After exploring an off-farm career, this young producer returned to her family farm with plans to someday take over. Read More »
  • The Van der Laan Family

    Frederick, OK

    Moving to America opened up opportunities for this dairy family, who now run two sizeable operations in Oklahoma. Read More »
  • Emily Smith

    Presque Isle, ME

    Freshness, food safety and customer service are top concerns for this large broccoli grower in Maine. Read More »