Evelyn Greene from Auburn, Alabama grew up on an agriculture farm in Cullman County, Alabama. Growing up on a diversified farm with cattle, sweet potatoes, corn, and soybeans gave her the value of hard work. Her family’s beef operation was in the largest beef producing county in Alabama, and this is where she gained her passion for the industry. She is a beef advocate and beef promoter. She was involved with 4-H in her elementary and high school years. Since 1982, she has been the support and management of her family farm – row crop and cow/calf operation.
She is married to Wayne Greene, Ph.D., P.A.S. Professor and Head Animal Sciences at Auburn University and a specialist in Beef Cattle Nutrition.
Evelyn has a diverse background in many capacities and leadership roles through her community, county, state and national levels as a cattlewoman with over 25 years of actively serving the beef industry. She has served in all the officer positions Cullman Co. Cattlewomen’s Association. She is currently serving with Lee Co. Cattlewomen’s and Cattlemen’s Associations. She also has served in all the officer roles of the Alabama Cattlewomen’s Association and became President in 2011. She has served as Secretary of the American National Cattlewomen Inc. in 2010, National Beef Cook-Off Committee (2008-2011), Chair National Beef Cook-Off Committee (2012-2014), Chair Board of Directors (2012-2016) and currently serving as the manager of the Collegiate Beef Advocacy Program since 2016 for the American National Cattlewomen’s Association.
Evelyn is an alumnus of the Masters of Beef Advocacy Program and is Beef Quality Assurance certified. During her professional career of 30 years, she was a certified Optician and office manager of a growing Optometry Practice in Cullman, Al. After retiring from her professional career, she continues the passion she grew up with farming and agriculture. To her, the beef community is a snapshot of all things that have made America great. She is driven by her passion for the industry to strive for excellence. She is active in her community and is a member of Parkway Baptist Church, Auburn, Alabama.
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