25x’25 Vision: By 2025, America’s farms, forests and ranches will provide 25 percent of the total energy consumed in the United States, while continuing to produce safe, abundant, and affordable food, feed and fiber.

About 25x’25: Executive Committee

25x’25 is guided by the volunteer leadership of the following individuals:
Bart Ruth
Rising City, NE (Committee Co-Chair)
Corn and soybean producer; former President, American Soybean Association; 2005 Eisenhower Fellow for Agriculture

A.G. Kawamura
Sacramento, CA
Orange County specialty crops, produce grower and shipper; Past Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture; Vice Chairman, Rural Development & Financial Security Policy Committee, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture; founding Partner, Orange County Produce, LLC
Martin Lowery
Arlington, VA
Executive Vice President of External Affairs, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association; First Vice Chair of the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA)
Allen Rider
New Holland, PA
Retired President, New Holland North America; former Vice President, New Holland North America Agricultural Business Unit

Nathan Rudgers

Batavia, NY
Senior Vice-President, Director, Business Development, Farm Credit East; former Commissioner, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets; former President, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture

Chuck Studer
Overland Park, KS
Director, Industry Relations, John Deere Ag/Turf Division; Corn and Soybean Producer 
Gerald Vap
McCook, NE
Former Member, Nebraska Public Service Commission; former Chairman, National Conservation Foundation; President, Vap Seed & Hardware

Fred Yoder
Plain City, OH
Corn, soybean, and wheat producer; Past President, National Corn Growers Association; Director, Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association

Ernest C. Shea

Lutherville, MD (Project Coordinator)
President, Natural Resources Solutions, LLC; former CEO, National Association of Conservation Districts