Kent Herman

Vice Chairman, Southeast Area, N.C.

Kent operates Herman Dairy Farm, Inc. with his father and brother, and they are assisted by Kent’s son, Colby, and son-in-law, Clayton, in milking 450 cows. They have a 400-cow and calf beef operation and raise 275,000 chickens. In addition, they plant row crops and hay on more than 1,000 acres and manage 850 acres of pastureland. Kent is a member of the boards of the North Carolina American Dairy Association and Southeast United Dairy Industry Association Inc., and serves as chairman of DFA’s Southeast Area Council.