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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 "Innovation":
  • Gordon Dick

    McBain, MI

    A robotic milking system has made running their family dairy farm a lot less labor-intensive, and improved production and animal health. Read More »
  • Blake Harlan

    Woodland, CA

    This fifth generation farmer uses technology to increase efficiency and reduce costs on his 8,500-acre California operation. Read More »
  • Terry Bishop

    Denton, TN

    Transitioning to an organic approach to managing their dairy herd offers these producers price stability. Read More »
  • The Horton Family

    Leoti, KS

    Establishing a service business for local producers has positioned Horton Farms to enable the next generation to come back to the family farm. Read More »
  • Fred and Jeanie Schields

    Goodland, KS

    A unique flex-lease arrangement with their landlords shares the risks and the rewards of this farming operation. Read More »
  • Greg and Karen Lambrecht

    Westminster, MD

    Homemade wine makers Greg and Karen Lambrecht turned their hobby into a successful vineyard that continues to expand. Read More »
  • Paul Meyer

    Breese, IL

    A robotic milking system gives these long-time dairy farmers more flexibility and a better lifestyle. Read More »
  • Brian Hicks

    Tracy, MN

    Underwater tile drainage systems remove excess water from the soil to enable planting operations to get going in the wet spring. Read More »