Beginning Farmer & Rancher Regional Coordinator
USDA, Farm Service Agency
Rick Lopez was born and raised in New Mexico. His family roots go back to 1598 when his family settled in Northern New Mexico. He graduated from the University of Albuquerque with a bachelor’s degree and Two Associate Degrees. Rick served in the US Army and is a Desert Storm Veteran.
Rick has been a small business owner and currently owns and operates Amazing Grace Ranch, where he carries on the family tradition or raising Black Angus Cattle.
A Commander with the Local Post 22 American Legion for over 5 terms. He is active in his Church where he serves on the Parrish Financial Council. He is also very active with the Youth Community where he is a Judge in all Speech competition.
Rick is a Beginning Farmer/Rancher and Veteran Regional Coordinator covering 11 Southwest States and all American Territories.
Through out his career, Rick has had the great fortune of working with many top notch organizations and has built an extensive contact list of forward thinking, community minded people.