40 Under 40, Class of 2023

Troy Bland


Bland Farms

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As third-generation CEO of Bland Farms, Troy has worked on his family's farm since age 10. He seeks ways to advance the industry both in growth and sustainability. For example, Bland Farms' packing facility maintains a controlled atmosphere from the moment onions come in from the field until they’re loaded for delivery — a first in the sweet onion industry. His lifelong connection to the land and environment underscores his influential contributions to the agricultural world.

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