Outstanding Young Farm Woman

Vermillion Parish's Natachia Stelly Selected as 2017 Outstanding Young Farm Woman

Vermillion Parish's Natachia Stelly Selected as 2017 Outstanding Young Farm Woman

By Veronica Mosgrove

NEW ORLEANS - A Vermilion Parish rice and crawfish farmer is this year's Outstanding Young Farm Woman. Thirty-one year old Natachia Stelly received the award at the 95th Annual Louisiana Farm Bureau Convention in New Orleans on June 29, 2017.  

Louisiana's Top Young Farm Woman: 'You Can't Be lazy'

Louisiana's Top Young Farm Woman: 'You Can't Be lazy'

By Greg Hilburn, USA Today Network

NEW ORLEANS — Nothing is off limits for Natachia Stelly at her family's 2,800-acre rice, crawfish and cattle farm in Abbeville.From checking traps to filling sacks to managing the family restaurant, you may find Stelly in a boat, tending a pot of boiling bugs and corn or on a tractor, her husband and partner Adlar said.