Vermilion Parish

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.