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  • Abbott Family: Farming with a View

    With the help of his father, Ray Abbott acquired land along the Mulberry River in Bremen, AL, and started his cattle operation almost 50 years ago. Today, his farm is one of the largest stocker grazing operations in the area, and if you ask Ray, he will tell you it is one of the prettiest farms, too...
  • Sumners Family: Coming Home to the Farm

    Stanley Sumners grew up on the same land in Blessing, AL that he built his first breeder hen house on in 1979. A few years later in the mid 80’s, he looked to First South Farm Credit for his financing needs. Today, he and his son, Andy, are longtime partners on their poultry and cattle farm and...
  • Louisiana native finds a calling to embrace sugarcane harvesting

    When Kassi Berard Leger graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and began a sales career, she found herself still searching for a purpose. This longing brought her back to her roots in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, where her father farmed sugarcane for 47 years. Growing up working on the...