Congratulations to the Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives Honorees
Congratulations to the Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives Honorees

Fresh Perspectives Top 100 Honorees

The Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives Honorees include leaders and visionaries from across the country. Selected by a distinguished panel of industry representatives, our honorees are creating the future of agriculture and rural America through their dedication and innovation.

Industry Partners

Aaron Alejandro

Wichita Falls, Texas
Leadership (21 and Up)

Addy Battel

Cass City, Michigan
Youth Leadership (Under 21)

Scott R. Biggs

Chickasha, Oklahoma
Rural Policy Influence

Caleb Brannon

Puryear, Tennessee
Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Erin Brenneman

Wellman, Iowa
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Emily Buck

Gallatin, Tennessee
Youth Leadership (Under 21)

Troy Buck

Alpine, Arkansas
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Henry R. Byma

Wantage, New Jersey
Beginning Farmer or Rancher Achievement

Levi Cahan

Whitehall, New York
Rural and Urban Connection

Jerry Doan

McKenzie, North Dakota
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Robert A. Easter

Mahomet, Illinois
Leadership (21 and Up)

Effie Kokrine FFA

Fairbanks, Alaska
Youth Leadership (Under 21)

Robert Elliott

Louisburg, North Carolina
Leadership (21 and Up)

Courtney Gerstenecker

Carlyle, Illinois
Youth Leadership (Under 21)

Bernard Geschke

Papillion, Nebraska
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Frank Gifford

Mt. Olivet, Kentucky
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Zachary Ilbery

Checotah, Oklahoma
Beginning Farmer or Rancher Achievement

Kirsten Kapraun and Alyssa Garner

Maroa, Illinois
Youth Leadership (Under 21)

Roger King

Holmen, Wisconsin
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Kiera Leddy

Stockholm, South Dakota
Youth Leadership (Under 21)

Jay and Colleen Meyer

Stevensville, Montana
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Kelly Mosley

Green Cove Springs, Florida
Rural and Urban Connection

Michael O'Gorman

Davis, California
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Odessa R. Oldham

Lander, Wyoming
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Carly Olufs

Petaluma, California
Beginning Farmer or Rancher Achievement

Russell C. Redding

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Leadership (21 and Up)

Nancy M. Robbins

Sackets Harbor, New York
Rural and Urban Connection

Russell and Marilyn Rosenboom

Clifton, Illinois
Mentoring and Volunteerism

Seneca FFA Chapter

Louisville, Kentucky
Rural and Urban Connection

Riley Slivka

Winifred, Montana
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Carley Snider

Felicity, Ohio
Youth Leadership (Under 21)

Dave Specht

Basin City, Washington
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Kurt Stiefvater

Salem, South Dakota
Leadership (21 and Up)

Scott R. Stone

Centralia, Missouri
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Jessica Tekippe-Schmitt

Fort Atkinson, Iowa
Beginning Farmer or Rancher Achievement

Rick Waitley

Meridian, Idaho
Rural Policy Influence

Bill Walker

Olin, North Carolina
Rural and Urban Connection

T. Leland Walker

Red Oak, Oklahoma
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Justin Zahradka

Lawton, North Dakota
Beginning Farmer or Rancher Achievement