Youth in Agriculture


Watch the video to see how Young people involved in Youth in Agriculture learn valuable lessons in leadership, economics and the tried-and-true ethics of hard work and perseverance.

Youth in Agriculture highlights the important contributions that youth and farm families make to Missouri. Young people involved in Youth in Agriculture learn valuable lessons in leadership, economics and the tried-and-true ethics of hard work and perseverance.

2015 Sale of Champions

Aug 22 1:30 pm – Assembly Hall

2014 YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Youth in Agriculture Scolarships

FFA and 4-H members receive Missouri Youth in Agriculture Scholarships during the 87th Missouri FFA\Convention, April 16-17, Columbia, Mo. Also pictured is Wayne Yokley, Youth in Agriculture Committee chairman, front row left; Rodney Heimer, Youth in Agriculture Committee vice chairman, top row left; Wendy Faulconer, Missouri State Fair Foundation executive director, front row right; and Mark Wolfe, Missouri State Fair director, top row right.

$5,000 PLATINUM SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsored by Youth in Agriculture Supporters
Bailey Kemp, Auxvasse

$2,500 SUPREME SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsored by Sydenstricker John Deere of Missouri/Sydenstricker Angus Genetics
Walter Schaefer, Callao

THE FOLLOWING RECEIVED $1,500 SCHOLARSHIPS
Sponsored by the Missouri State Fair Foundation and Youth in Agriculture Supporters
Sydney M. Anderson, Tipton
Shelby Lynn Bagnell, Slater
Dalton John Bargfrede, Alma
Hannah Lynn Boatright, Sedalia
Austin Boland, Sweet Springs
Dane Michael Brammer, Gallatin
Jessica Cobban, Fair Grove
Martha Cowherd, Blackburn
Alexander Coulter Engeman, Montrose
Brant Francis, Paris
Allison Frappier, Columbia
Abilene Gatson, Vandalia
Lauren Haley, Chillicothe
Jacob D. Hoellering, California
Addison Jackson, Miller
Olivia Loges, Sweet Springs
McKalie Lorenz, Pilot Grove
Alysa Lyle, Sheridan
Brett Mason, Paris
Russell Henry Mitchell, Paris
Andy Mott, Rocheport
Cassandra Rankin, Columbia
Lynsey Rector, Fair Grove
Cody Schniedermeyer, Skidmore
Claire Silvers, El Dorado Springs
Teanna McKay Simpson, Thayer
Allison Stiens, Maryville
Mackenzie Stumpe, Mexico
Tannah Terry, Gallatin
Sydney Laurel Thummel, Sheridan

 

2014 SALE OF CHAMPION RESULTS

Grand Champion Barrow was exhibited by Trey Porter of California. Trey’s 268-pound Crossbred hog was purchased for $20,500 by Monsanto & The Climate Corporation, Wheeler Auctions and Real Estate of Paris, MO; Missouri State Fair Concessionaires and Commercial Exhibitors including: Allen Dennis Concessions, Inc.; Brick Front Grill; Brown’s Fudge Shop; Budweiser Stage/Mark’s Brothers; Buffalo Bill’s; Chuck & Dee’s; Creamy Rich; Exclusive Home Products; Jackson’s Smokehouse, LLC; Kim-Laine Concessions; Meadowlark Arts; McKinney Food Services; NDP Enterprise; Shallow Concessions; Signs by L & J; Specialty Products; Versa Enterprises; Walker Enterprises; Webster Enterprises; and Westmoreland Concessions; along with Youth in Agriculture and hometown supporters. The barrow was donated to the Missouri State Fair Employee Association.
Grand Champion Market Lamb was exhibited by Bryce Schmidt, of Maryville. Bryce’s lamb was purchased for a record sale price of $19,100 by BTC Bank of Bethany, Gallatin, Albany, Pattonsburg, Chillicothe, & Carrollton, MO & Lamoni, IA; the Jerry Litton Family Memorial Foundation of Chillicothe, along with Youth in Agriculture and hometown supporters. The lamb was donated to the Missouri FFA Leadership Fund.
Grand Champion Pen of Meat Rabbits was exhibited by Alexandra Gast of Nevada. Alexandra’s Californian rabbits weighed an average of 4.6 pounds. Her pen of rabbits was purchased by the University of Missouri-Columbia Sigma Alpha Sorority, along with Youth in Agriculture and hometown supporters for $4,000. The rabbits were donated to the University of Missouri-Columbia Livestock Judging Team.
Grand Champion Pen of Chickens was exhibited by Simeon Buie, of Marshall. Simeon’s broilers weighed an average of 5.95 pounds and were purchased by Subway in memory of Art DeJaynes, Boggs Audio along with Youth in Agriculture and hometown supporters for $2,400. The birds were donated to the University of Missouri-Columbia Livestock Judging Team.
Grand Champion Meat Goat was exhibited by Spencer Scotten of Nevada. Spencer’s Boer goat weighed 95 pounds and was purchased for $7,000 by ADM Alliance Nutrition/MoorMan’s ShowTec, Truck’s Place and Little Truck’s Place on the State Fairgrounds, the Dairy Bar at Cole Camp, MO, along with Youth in Agriculture and hometown supporters. Spencer’s lamb was donated to the University of Missouri-Columbia Livestock Judging Team.
Reserve Grand Champion Steer was exhibited by Grace Riley, of Pleasant Hill. Grace’s 1,280-pound Crossbred steer was purchased for a record $34,500 by R. D. Offutt Company of Fargo, ND along with Youth in Agriculture and hometown supporters. Grace’s steer was donated to the University of Missouri-Columbia’s football team.
Reserve Grand Champion Barrow was exhibited by Ashlyn Richardson, of Lincoln. Ashlyn’s 293-pound Crossbred barrow was purchased for $16,000 by the Windsor Livestock Auction, along with Youth in Agriculture and hometown supporters.
Reserve Grand Champion Market Lamb was exhibited by John Schenkel, of Maryville. John’s Hampshire lamb weighed 139 pounds and was purchased for a record price of $12,500 by Purina Animal Nutrition/Honor Show Chow, DuPont Pioneer and these supporting Pioneer sales professionals: Bill & John Thompson, Blumhorst Seeds,Inc., Bobby Hall Seed LLC, Brad Rischer, Clark & Rachelle Heman, Clayton McElwain, CR Seeds & Services LLC/Cory & Stacey Robinson, David Thomas & Jerod Ledgerwood, Ed Hesse, Gary & Teresa Curtis, Greg Sharpe, Jon Robnett, Kennedy’s Seed Center, Kevin & Lora Shireman, Matt & Katie Close, Mike Hanson, Pleasant Valley Farms/Rick & Jackie Ridge, Rick & Vickie Rainey, Rick Aspegren, Rob Koll, Rosier Ag Service LLC, Scott’s Farm Service, Tony & Toodie Brackman. Additional funds were also contributed by Youth in Agriculture and hometown supporters. The lamb was donated to the Missouri FFA Leadership Fund.
Reserve Grand Champion Pen of Meat Rabbits was exhibited by Grace Eversole of Rocheport. Grace’s New Zealand rabbits weighed an average of 4.86 pounds and sold for $4,500 to the Missouri State Rabbit Producers Association, Christensen Homes/Brian Christensen of Columbia, MO, along with Youth in Agriculture and hometown supporters. The rabbits were donated to the University of Missouri-Columbia Livestock Judging Team.
Reserve Grand Champion Pen of Chickens was exhibited by Simeon Buie, of Marshall. Simeon’s broilers weighed an average of 6.44 pounds and sold for $1,600 to MFA Incorporated, RIBUS, Inc., of St. Louis; along with Youth in Agriculture and hometown supporters. The pen of birds was donated to the Missouri Food Bank Association.
Reserve Grand Champion Meat Goat was exhibited by Skyler Scotten, of Nevada. Skyler’s goat weighed 85 pounds and sold for $5,000 to Heimer Hampshires/Jesse & Amy Heimer of Taylor, MO; Heimer & Associates, Quincy, IL along with Youth in Agriculture and hometown supporters. The Boer goat was donated to the University of Missouri-Columbia Livestock Judging Team.
Limited Edition State Fair Commemorative Belt Buckle, was purchased by Gary Riley, Riley Farms of Marshall, MO for $2,500.

2014 YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE SUPPORTERS

PLATINUM Supporters

($2,000 and up)
Briarwood Angus Farm/Dr. Curtis & Ann Long, Butler, MO
BTC Bank-Bethany, Gallatin, Albany, Pattonsburg, Chillicothe & Carrollton, MO; and
Lamoni, IA
Edward Jones & Associates: Roger Bennett, Trenton; Shane Adrian, Moberly; Ryan Beumer, Marshall; Michael Bode, Shelbina; Jim Bonderer, Chillicothe; Alan Brandt, Warrensburg; Kevin Brown, Bowling Green; Darren Collier, Carthage; Stan Davis, Clinton; Diane Dudenhoeffer, Marshall; Ann Echelmeier, Columbia; Tim Erickson, Bolivar; Joe Fluty, Sedalia; Bill Fretwell, Columbia; Patrick Goodknight, Joplin; Doug Hammer, Independence; Mark Harrison, Chillicothe; Tom Hissink, Nevada; Bill Hudson, Kansas City; Shannon Isaacson, Macon; Cliff Jones, Independence; Alan Kimbel, Warrenton; Paul Kissick, Kirksville; Adam Kliethermes, Independence; Mark Kliethermes, Independence; Matt Kueny, Boonville; J. R. Lawless, Columbia; Rich Lawson, Warrensburg; Matt Logan, Pleasant Hill; Lon Luckert, Brookfield; Mark Matthews, St. Joseph; Virgil McDonald, Sedalia; Cole Merrill, Cameron; Matt Peiter, Boonville; Bill Phillips, Ozark; David Reid, Higginsville; Lance Reynolds, Boonville; Mark Saunders, Monroe City; Dennis Sieger, Clinton; Carl Simpson, Butler; John Skinner, Blue Springs; Doug Turnbough, Odessa; Brian Yarbrough, Excelsior Springs; George Morse, Harrisonville
DuPont Pioneer & these Supporting Pioneer Sales Professionals: Bill & John Thompson, Blumhorst Seeds,Inc., Bobby Hall Seed LLC, Brad Rischer, Clark & Rachelle Heman, Clayton McElwain, CR Seeds & Services LLC/Cory & Stacey Robinson, David Thomas & Jerod Ledgerwood, Ed Hesse, Gary & Teresa Curtis, Greg Sharpe, Jon Robnett, Kennedy’s Seed Center, Kevin & Lora Shireman, Matt & Katie Close, Mike Hanson, Pleasant Valley Farms/Rick & Jackie Ridge, Rick & Vickie Rainey, Rick Aspegren, Rob Koll, Rosier Ag Service LLC, Scott’s Farm Service, Tony & Toodie Brackman
Farmers Insurance Group & Mid-Missouri Agents: Garach Smith, Farmers Insurance Group & the Garach Smith Corporation, Columbia; Scott Amos, Amos Agency, Jefferson City; Tom Bloemke, Bloemke Insurance & Financial Services, Owensville; Yviea Brown Agency, Rolla; Shane Hulett, Camdenton; Becky James Agency, Vienna; The Mayfield Group, LLC, Viburnum; Milner Insurance Agency, Columbia; Billy & Rebecca Pickens, Warsaw; SLB Financial Services, LLC, Rolla; Christopher Tanner, Tanner Insurance Agency, Waynesville; The Wagner Agency, LLC, Lake Ozark; Westhoff Insurance Agency, Ashland;
FCS Financial
Jerry Litton Family Memorial Foundation
MFA Incorporated Charitable Foundation
Missouri Department of Agriculture “Friends of Agriculture” Golf Tournament
Missouri State Fair Concessionaires & Commercial Exhibitors: Allen Dennis Concessions, Inc.; Brick Front Grill; Brown’s Fudge Shop; Budweiser Stage/Mark’s Brothers; Buffalo Bill’s; Chuck & Dee’s; Creamy Rich; Exclusive Home Products; Jackson’s Smokehouse, LLC; Kim-Laine Concessions; Meadowlark Arts; McKinney Food Services; NDP Enterprise; Shallow Concessions; Signs by L & J; Specialty Products; Versa Enterprises; Walker Enterprises; Webster Enterprises; and Westmoreland Concessions
Missouri State Fair Foundation
Monsanto and The Climate Corporation
MU Independent Aggies
MU Sigma Alpha Sorority
RIBUS, Inc.
Riley Farms, Gary Riley
Subway in Memory of Art DeJaynes
Sydenstricker John Deere of Missouri/Sydenstricker Angus Genetics

PLATINUM HOMETOWN SUPPORTERS

R. D. Offut Company-Fargo, ND
ADM Alliance Nutrition/MoorMan’s ShowTec
Central Missouri AgriService, LLC
Christensen Homes/Brian Christensen, Columbia, MO
Purina Animal Nutrition/Honor Show Chow
River Valley Ag Services

GOLD Supporters
($1,000 – $1,999)

ADM Alliance Nutrition/MoorMan’s ShowTec
Ag-Power, Inc.
Bennett, Inc.
Boggs Audio/Brian Boggs
Grassland Beef, LLC
Heimer & Associates, Quincy, IL
Kingsville Livestock Auction
Missouri Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture
Missouri Pork Association
Missouri State Rabbit Producers Association
Ashlyn Richardson, Lincoln, MO
Sharon & Kent Topliff
Truck’s Place and Little Truck’s Place on the State Fairgrounds;
and the Dairy Bar at Cole Camp, MO
WEB & Sons, Inc.
Wheeler Auctions & Real Estate

GOLD Hometown Supporters

Community Point Bank-Russellville
Heimer Hampshires/Jesse & Amy Heimer, Taylor, MO
Heritage State Bank-Nevada, MO
Lathrop Construction/Jack & Sarah Lathrop
Missouri State Rabbit Producers Association
Riley Farms-Gary & Cheryl Riley
Windsor Livestock Auction

SILVER Supporters

($500-$999)
AgriServices of Brunswick, LLC
American Family Insurance
Circle A Ranch
Drury Hotels
Foxx Equipment Company
Glengrove Farm
HSP Marketing
Judging Pro/Chip Kemp
Kent Nutrition Group, Inc.
Alan & Sue King
Kitchen Craft
KMMO Radio
KMZU Radio
Live Auctions TV/Brad Fahrmeier
Mead Livestock Services/Larry & Kathy Mead
Mid-America Biofuels
Midwest Dairy Association
Missouri Angus Association
Missouri Cattlemen’s Association
Missouri Meat Goat Producers Association
Missouri Sheep Merchandising Council
Missouri Sheep Producers
Missouri Wine & Grape Board
Mizzou Meat Market
Pearl’s Pics/Pearl Walthall
Pepsi of Sedalia/Pepsico
Riffle Farms
Scot’s Hay & Bedding
Starline Brass
Wilson Trailer Sales of MO

SILVER Hometown Supporters

Ag-Power, Inc.
Andrew Spire Construction
Drs. Mason & Kathryn Bell
Conklin Company, Inc.
Farmers Bank of Lincoln
Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri-Bethany
Farmers Grain Terminal, LLC
FCS Financial-Matt Staley
Kent Nutrition Group
Kevin Morrow Show Steers
Lifeline Foods
Greg & Janice Martin
Maryville Vet Clinic
Mycogen Seeds/Dee Marriott Sales
Trans Ova

BRONZE Supporters

($100-$499)
Ag Management Systems, Inc.
Association of MO Electric Cooperatives
Cargill Turkey Production LLC
Chillicothe FFA Alumni
Chillicothe FFA Chapter
Clayton Agri-Marketing
Jeff & Michelle Dalbey
DeHaan Livestock
Don’s Truck Towing
Ben & Darla Eggers
Exchange Bank of Missouri-Slater
FCS Financial
FCS Financial-Crop Insurance
Gallatin Truck & Tractor, Inc.
Gasconade County Fair Association
Gateway Golf Cars
Green’s Welding & Sales
Gunther Salt Company
Catherine Hanaway for Governor
Clay & Dana Haynes
Scott & Jeana Heidtbrink
Heiman Herefords
Gary & Patty Heldt
Heritage Tractor
Honey Creek Valley Farm/Ed & Judy Ehrhardt
Bob & Pam Idel
Dr. Jack Magruder
Maplewood Acres Farm/Matt, Jennifer, David & Hannah Boatright
Marble Graphics
Julie Mattson
Miller County Regional Stockyards
Missouri Beef Cattleman, Inc.
Missouri Farmer Today/Iowa Farmer Today
Murphy-Brown, LLC
Murphy Cattle Company/Brent & DeEtta Murphy
NeCo Seeds
Don Nikodim
POET Bio-Refining/Macon
Riggins R-Co., LLC
Jim Riley
Rugen’s Rabbits
Elizabeth & Mark Schlueter
Show-Me Shortline Co., LLC
Team Sloan Livestock
Bud & Kim Summers
Terry Implement Company
Tractor Supply Company
Bob Vandiver Cattle Company
Vandiver Farms, Inc./Perry Vandiver
Vehige Enterprises, Inc./ADM Alliance Nutrition
W. B. Young Company
Mel & Debbie Willard
Mike, Cheri & Colton Williams
Ron & Sandra Wolf
Mark & Julie Wolfe
Wayne, Karen & Shannon Yokley
Zeitlow Distributing Co.

BRONZE Hometown Supporters

5-Star Tire & Automotive
Acme Supply
AgriVision LLC
Alcantara Veterinarian Hospital
Allen Ready Mix Concrete
American Family Insurance-California, MO
Arnold Rentals
Ashlyn Angus
Steve & Tammy Bartholomew
Bearcat Lumber
Kenny Beason-Genex
Beemer Muffler & Saye Machine Shop
Matt Biddle
BioZyme, Inc.
Bryant Motors-Sedalia, MO
Burgher Haus-California, MO
California FFA
Clarinda Livestock
Clinton L. Allen Monuments
Consumers Oil Company of Maryville
Crown Power of Eldon
Curtis Show Pigs
Scott Dehn
Delbert’s Garage
Double A Limousin
Durbin Construction
Eldon FFA Alumni
Eldon FFA Chapter
Espey Farms
Farm Talk Newspaper
FCS Financial-Chad McCollough
Federal Mogul
Foley Equipment Company-St. Joseph/John Ryan & Travis Gentry
Bill Foster, Contractor & Builder
Heiman Home, Farm & Lumber
Hy-Vee/Maryville
Carl Johnson-MO Farm Bureau Insurance
KC Gunite
KMMO Radio, Marshall, MO
Koch/Stigge Veterinary Clinic
KOPI
Terrill, Dana & Tyler Lane
Leaders Trucking-Charlie & Joe Leaders
Lewis Hybrids-Ron Slayden
Scott & Staci Liebhart/ABS NW MO Rep
Limbach Farms
Lincoln Family Medicine-Dr. Donald K. Allcorn
M.R. Cleaning
Marsh, Espey & Riggs, CPA
Marshall Monsanto Soybean Production
McDaniel Farms
Jayla, Brian & Kollin McGary
MFA AgriServices-Maryville
MFA AgriServices-Sedalia
Mid-Missouri Energy
Minden Grain-DeKalb Asgrow
Moore Rabbitry
Morrow Excavating
Nodaway County Cattlemen’s Association
Nodaway County Fair Board
Nodaway County Farm Bureau
Nodaway County Livestock Awards Committee
Nodaway Veterinary Clinic
NorthwestCell
Northwest Missouri State University-University Relations
Northwest Technical School FFA
O’Bannon Family (Kevin, Marilyn, Jay, Jessi, Braylin, Jeff, Lisa, Kade & Isla)
Orsheln Farm & Home-Maryville
Holly Phillips
Jerry & Charlene Porter
LeRoy Porter
Porter O’Bannon Show Pigs
Ray-Carroll County Grain Growers, Inc.
Rischer Seed Sales, Inc.
Robbins Lightning, Inc.
Robert Taylor Insurance
Russell & Sons Excavating
Schenkel Farms, Inc.
John L. & Sue Schenkel
Schmidt Farms
St. Joseph Stockyards
Stiens Grain & Livestock
Strough Construction
Summa Implement Co.
Sydenstricker Implement-Tipton
Team Sloan Livestock
Truck’s Place
United Electric Cooperative
United Producers, Inc.
Vernon County Youth Fair Board
James W. Whan, Attorney
Wiss Cattle Company
Wood & Huston Bank-Marshall
Wynnland 71
Ziegler Ag Equipment-Chillicothe, Marshall & Maryville