Richard D. Shuman, is an owner and operator of RD Shuman Farms. The farm consists of 750 acres, 92 of which are owned and 658 are rented. He is a grain farmer, raises dairy replacements and feeder beef. He does custom harvesting on an additional 200 acres and supports his parents’ 500-acre operation with some management decisions. The operation expanded into contract vegetables for a cannery in 2020 and looks to continue that enterprise into the future. Rich’s wife Deb, is a high school math teacher and they have two children, Steven a machinist by trade and 10th generation to help operate the farm. A daughter, Courtney is a freshman at Penn State Main studying Animal science. The family has been involved in 4-H for decades. Rich serves a Trustee of Mainville Volunteer Fire Department and volunteer firefighter. His past leadership roles include being a Township Supervisor, County Farm Service Committee Vice Chair, Pennsylvania Farm Bureau county Vice President, PFB State Board member and American Farm Bureau YF&R committee member.