Leadership Team

Richard Shuman

Richard D. Shuman

Pennsylvania State Seat

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. 

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