Anthony Reed

Mark and his wife Amy farm peanuts and cotton and have a cow-calf operation. Amy is a Grant Manager at Elk City Public Schools.  They have two grown children.  Mark is currently serving as chairman of the North Fork Red River Conservation Board and serves on the Oklahoma Comprehensive Water Plan Committee.  Mark farms peanuts and cotton and raises cattle. Mark currently represents Oklahoma on the National Peanut Board.

Art and his wife Sherri farm near Chickasha, Ok.  They raise peanuts, cotton, and alfalfa.  Art was Grady County Sheriff for several years.  He grew his first peanut crop in 1972 and is a 4th generation peanut farmer.  

David farms with his sons near Alfalfa, OK and he raises Bermuda grass, peanuts, cotton, and cattle.  David was one of the first growers in Oklahoma to experiment with no-till peanuts.  


Anthony holds the distinction of being Oklahoma’s southernmost peanut farmer, farming in Love County.  He and wife Karen cooperate with Oklahoma Foundation Seed in the production of seed peanuts and rye.  They also provide small grains winter grazing for a number of cattle growers in the area.  Anthony was the Southwest Farm Press “Peanut Profitability Award Winner” for the southwest for 2015.  He has served on the OPC since 2005.​

Les Crall

Mark DeLeon


Les farms peanuts, grain sorghum, wheat, hay and cattle in Custer, Washita, and Kiowa Counties.  He has served on the OPC since 2004.  He also serves as President of the National Peanut Board.  He is retired from serving as the Associate Dean of the School of Business and Technology at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.  He holds BS and MBA degrees from SWOSU and a law degree from OU.

Art Kell

Joe D. farms peanuts, cotton, wheat and corn in Tillman County.  He also serves on the Cotton Council, Oklahoma Pesticide Advisory Board, and Tillman County Farm Bureau.  Joe D. was the Southwest Farm Press “Peanut Profitability Award Winner” for the southwest for 2012.  He has served on the OPC since 2004.  His wife Gayle is active in the farming operation and serves as Chair of the National Peanut Board.  ​

Joe D. White


David Roland