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Allan Teixeira, Chair Emeritus

President, Teixeira Farms, Inc.

Allan Teixeira is President of Santa Maria, Calif.-based Teixeira Farms and Partner in Teixeira Cattle Company. Incorporated in 1970, Teixeira Farms is a major, family owned, and operated producer of fresh vegetables farmed in the Santa Maria and Imperial Valleys. Teixeira Farms is known industrywide for its commitment to innovation, quality, food safety and customer service. Teixeira Cattle Company is a 600 cow Angus herd headquartered in California and Oregon.

Allan also previously served as Chairman of the Board of Primus Laboratories, a full-service laboratory providing food safety services to the world-wide agricultural community.

He is currently a member of Western Growers, Growers and Shippers, California Cattlemen, San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau, Angus Association, and the Coalition for Labor and Agriculture Business, among other agricultural organizations.

An active member of his local community, Allan serves on the church council for Shouts of Grace Church in Arroyo Grande, Calif., and was a founding Board Member for Christian Life School in Santa Maria.

A graduate of Allan Hancock Junior College, he attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, majoring in crop science.

Allan joined the UnitedAg Board of Trustees in 1984.

Allan Teixeira