Douglas W. Shelmidine

Douglas W. Shelmidine, (63), of Adams, N.Y., is general and financial manager of Sheland Farms LLC, handling bookkeeping, business management and business leadership. Doug runs the 1,800-acre family dairy operation milking 980 cows alongside his brother, Todd, and two sons, Devon and Erik.

Farm Credit/Community Involvement: Current Farm Credit East Director, serving on the Audit Committee. Doug has also served on the NY Farm Bureau board of directors, chair of the Jefferson County Agricultural Farmland Protection Board and chair of the Jefferson County Agricultural Development Corporation. He served 10 years on the USDA-NRCS Agricultural Air Quality Taskforce and is a graduate of LEAD NY Class III.

Additional Business Interests/Affiliations: Shel Land Properties LLC and Shel Land Properties 2 LLC. 

Family members who transact business with Farm Credit East: Brother, two sons, daughter.

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