Caldwell County 2016 Black Patch Festival

 

Agent James Boone and the Caldwell Co Farm Bureau board held a petting zoo at the local Black Patch Festival, where they took donations that would be given to the local FFA and 4-H. During that festival, local Farm Bureau member Niki Baker who won the non-commercial ham contest at the state fair and donated the ham to the Caldwell County Board to be sold; the proceeds were split between the Caldwell County FFA and 4-H. On October 31, 2016, Caldwell County Farm Board President Wendell Roberts presented the Caldwell County FFA with their half of the money raised from both events. 

 

From left to right:  Matthew McIntosh, Hunter Adams, Benji Kilgore, Wendell Roberts, Mary Grace Jackson, Destiny Oliver, and JT Holt

 

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