February 27, 2019
Office of Public Information
For Immediate Release
Neosho, MO – The Crowder College Agriculture department became the beneficiary of an Angus calf that will be sold at 11 am, Wednesday, April 3rd, at the Joplin Regional Stockyards.
This is the sixth year the Newton-McDonald County Cattlemen’s Association has joined forces with the Crowder Aggies to sell a calf. One hundred percent of the funds donated are used to assist Crowder Agriculture and Veterinary Technology students offset the cost related to competitions at the State and National level along with travel opportunities while attending Crowder College.
This year’s calf is a purebred Limousin donated by Flying E Ranch, Gary and Linda Emmert. Other community sponsors contributing to the success of this auction include: Joplin Regional Stockyards, Animal Clinic of Diamond, Liberty Utilities – Empire District Electric, New Mac Electric, Hunke Spraying, Tatum Motor Company-Mahindra Tractors, B&M Tire, FarmTalk, CornerStone Bank, Haggard Excavation LLC, Fred Harris-State Farm Insurance, Purina, Opal Foods, and many individuals.
The calf will be auctioned multiple times with the final buyer taking the calf home to show or add to their herd. Donations will be tax-deductible through the Crowder College Foundation.
For more information please contact Jorge Zapata at 417.455.5496 or e-mail: JorgeZapata@Crowder.edu