Segments: Cow-calf, Dairy
Committees: Consumer Trust Committee
Melvin was nominated to the Cattlemen's Beef Board by the Dairy Farmers of America and was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to begin his first term on the Board in 2016. He is a second-generation dairy farmer, and his family has been in the business for about 50 years. Melvin and his wife, Kelley, own and operate Medeiros Dairy, Inc., Medeiros Holsteins, and MelKey Farms, as well as running a cow-calf operation. Melvin and Kelly have three sons and six grandchildren.