Dean Handy

Northeast Area, N.Y.

Dean’s Handyhills Farm is a seventh-generation bicentennial farm that is owned and operated as a joint venture with his brother, nephew and their wives. Handyhills milks 100 cows and has 1,200 acres of corn, beans, alfalfa and grass for forage. Dean serves on the local school board and is a graduate of the LEAD New York program.