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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 "Entrepreneurs":
  • Delinda LaRue

    Dover, AR

    After successfully breeding goats for the competition circuit, this entrepreneur launched a goat milk soap line. Read More »
  • Calvin Riggleman

    Augusta, WV

    This military veteran directed his operation from overseas before returning to expand and diversify. Read More »
  • Margaret Evans and Kevin Brown

    Pittsville, MD

    Moving from Vermont to Maryland extended the growing season and increased the potential customers for this CSA. Read More »
  • Jim Schwertner

    Schwertner, TX

    Leading both a commercial bank and successful cattle operation, this Texas businessman is a long-time Farm Credit customer. Read More »
  • Johnnie de Jong

    Hanford, CA

    A thriving goat dairy in California is meeting regional demand for a delicious milk alternative that's easier to digest. Read More »
  • Max and Theresa McFarland

    Lexington, NE

    Starting a vineyard winery in Nebraska offered unique challenges, including finding related information specific to their area. Read More »
  • Brenton Johnson

    Austin, TX

    Brenton Johnson turned his backyard garden into a multi-million-dollar organic vegetable operation. Read More »
  • David Souza

    Atwater, CA

    Building on four generations of farming success, this entrepreneur has launched a vodka distilled from his family's sweet potatoes. Read More »