Rob Mann is the operation's business manager and focuses on marketing, risk control, finance and tax management. He also has responsibilities as a managing member of Mann Land LLC, an agricultural land-holding company. Rob earned a bachelor's degree in agricultural economics at Purdue University and is a member of Indiana Farm Bureau. He has received the Indiana Young Farmer of the Year award and been named the Prairie Farmer/Purdue University Master Farmer.
White Oak Farms, located in Cloverdale, Ind., is a partnership between Fred Mann (father) and his sons, Rob, Chris and Joe. The business consists of an 8,000-acre grain operation and produces 20,000 market hogs each year through its swine finishing unit.