Colusa FFA members Alexis Hernandez, Wade Townsend and Amanda Thomas, exhibited hogs at the California State Fair July 13-17, 2017.
Townsend exhibited the Reserve Champion Dark Crossbred and Reserve Champion FFA Barrow, and one of Thomas’ crossbred gilts won her class and was selected as the 11th Overall Gilt. Only the top 15 gilts make the Golden Opportunity Sale sponsored by the California Pork Producers Association. Thomas also won the Golden Opportunity Scholarship, was Premier Swine Exhibitor and was 9th Overall in FFA Showmanship. The trio also exhibited the Best Chapter or County Group and won the Swine Herdsman Award for Colusa FFA.■