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Meet Our Customers - Producing Excellence

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 "Beginning Farmers":
  • Andrew Hartshorn

    Hamburg, AR

    First generation farmer Andrew Hartshorn nearly tripled his acreage just four years after he started farming. Read More »
  • Cole Vculek

    Crete, ND

    This young farmer's independent farm provides the seed potatoes for his parents' production potato farm. Read More »
  • John and Kati Hagenbuch

    Utica, IL

    Starting a new swine operation enabled this couple to leave their off-farm jobs behind to become full-time farmers. Read More »
  • Shawn and Shane Tiffany

    Herrington, KS

    Focusing on individualized marketing and risk management strategies for their customers have helped these brothers build a thriving feed yard. Read More »
  • The Walter Family

    Mountain Home, AR

    Strong family commitment has enabled this exceptional student to attend college at a very young age. Read More »
  • Cindy and Matt Rhodes

    Carver, MA

    Their long-term vision for increasing efficiencies and yields led these cranberries growers to start over from the ground up. Read More »
  • Scott Edwards

    Comer, GA

    Scott and Ginni Edwards are committed to sustainability, growing organic produce and flowers for their local market. Read More »
  • Brandon Klepac

    Banquete, TX

    Texas farmer Brandon Klepac is part of the growing “Barndominium” trend, building a home that combines living and work space. Read More »