US Rice Producers Association is proud to welcome Mollie Landers Buckler as the new Coordinator for Delta Producer Relations effective June 7th.
A native of the Missouri Bootheel, Mollie’s agricultural roots run deep on both sides of her family including rice production. With a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Missouri, she will focus her efforts on representing the interests of rice farmers from throughout the delta while based in Southeast Missouri.
“We are excited to bring Mollie on board and therefore strengthen our rice promotional, marketing and farmer relation efforts in the delta” according to Dwight Roberts, President & CEO of the USRPA while adding “she has the skills, approach and energy that our rice farmers will appreciate.”
Mollie’s past experience includes important relationship building as the Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement at the University of Missouri, a role that covers a wide variety of constituents including legislators and partners of the Missouri Extension Service. Her skills of event planning and coordination for a variety of events combine well with her ties in agriculture.