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.

Women

Addy Battel

Cass City, Michigan
Youth Leadership (Under 21)

Erin Brenneman

Wellman, Iowa
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Emily Buck

Gallatin, Tennessee
Youth Leadership (Under 21)

Aislynn Campbell

Corpus Christi, Texas
Rural and Urban Connection

Christine Fesko

Skaneateles, New York
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Courtney Gerstenecker

Carlyle, Illinois
Youth Leadership (Under 21)

​Rebecca B. Gurley

Sparks, Maryland
Mentoring and Volunteerism

Pakou Hang

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mentoring and Volunteerism

Hattie Henderson

New Florence, Pennsylvania
Beginning Farmer or Rancher Achievement

Leslie Jordan and Lisa Shumaker

Marion, Ohio
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Kirsten Kapraun and Alyssa Garner

Maroa, Illinois
Youth Leadership (Under 21)

Ann Karlen

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Rural and Urban Connection

Penny Lauritzen

Lanark, Illinois
Mentoring and Volunteerism

Kiera Leddy

Stockholm, South Dakota
Youth Leadership (Under 21)

Angela Mason

Chicago, Illinois
Rural and Urban Connection

Melissa Mellinger

Strasburg, Pennsylvania
Beginning Farmer or Rancher Achievement

Jay and Colleen Meyer

Stevensville, Montana
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Kelly Mosley

Green Cove Springs, Florida
Rural and Urban Connection

NC Choices - Women Working in the Meat Business Program

Durham, North Carolina
Mentoring and Volunteerism

Odessa R. Oldham

Lander, Wyoming
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Carly Olufs

Petaluma, California
Beginning Farmer or Rancher Achievement

Paulette L. Pyle

Albany, Oregon
Rural Policy Influence

Red Hills Small Farm Alliance

Tallahassee, Florida
Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Dale-Ila M. Riggs

Stephentown, New York
Leadership (21 and Up)

Nancy M. Robbins

Sackets Harbor, New York
Rural and Urban Connection

Russell and Marilyn Rosenboom

Clifton, Illinois
Mentoring and Volunteerism

Tony Schultz and Katrina Becker

Athens, Wisconsin
Rural and Urban Connection

Katherine Sims

Lowell, Vermont
Rural and Urban Connection

Carley Snider

Felicity, Ohio
Youth Leadership (Under 21)

Jessica Tekippe-Schmitt

Fort Atkinson, Iowa
Beginning Farmer or Rancher Achievement

Valley Small Business Development Corporation

Selma, California
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Stephanie A. Whalen

Haleiwa, Hawaii
Leadership (21 and Up)

Women Changing the Face of Agriculture Planning Committee

Lanark, Illinois
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Maykia Xiong

Carthage, North Carolina
Mentoring and Volunteerism

Amanda Zaluckyj

Coloma, Michigan
Agriculture Education and Community Impact

Jessica Ziehm

Buskirk, New York
Agriculture Education and Community Impact