Breckinridge County Young Farmers

 

Monday march 7th the Breckinridge county young farmers met at the extension office.  Guest speaker Dr Jonathan Shockley spoke about the economics of grain hauling. Donna Marsh and Jennifer Ballman from the FSA office spoke about microloans available.  There were about 50 in attendance. Kid’s activities included bushels or bust games and ag talk discussion.  The Breckinridge county cattleman’s association provided the meal sponsored by Shirley Payne of Channel Seed.  Dessert was provided by the extension office.

 

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