Verifier - Southeastern
Amelia and husband Russell, along with their daughter, Avery live in Clinton Louisiana and have a cow-calf and stocker operation there.
She's a fourth generation rancher whose operation includes not only a cow herd and replacement heifers, but also purchasing, grazing and marketing multiple groups of stocker and yearling cattle each year in Louisiana, directly marketing grass-fed and pastured, grain-fed beef to consumers and growing ryegrass, Bermuda grass, perennial (forage) peanuts and Bahia grass.
Amelia is a past graduate of Louisiana State University’s Agriculture Leadership Program and the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Partners in Advocacy Leadership Program. Amelia previously served two years as Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee chair, as a board member for Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation, on the executive committee of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board (national beef checkoff board) and as a member of the Capital Area Groundwater Conservation Commission. She currently chairs the Louisiana Beef Industry Council, serves on the Land O’Lakes Regional Executive Council as Chair and serves on the Land O’Lakes Policies and Resolutions Committee as Vice-Chair. Amelia previously contributed a column for “Louisiana Farm and Ranch” magazine and welcomes any opportunity to be an advocate for agriculture.