2009-11-27 / Agribusiness

Swine show slated Dec. 5

The Lampasas FFA will sponsor the annual San Saba FFA District Association Swine Show on Dec. 5 at the Lampasas County Youth Livestock Showbarn.

More than 130 hogs are expected to be exhibited by 4-H and FFA exhibitors from Burnet, Llano, Mills, McCullough, Lampasas, San Saba and Concho counties.

Local businesses have donated champion buckles and awards for grand and reserve show champions. and showmanship awards.

Showmanship competition will be held for peewee (prekindergarten through secondgrade); junior (grades three through six): intermediate (grades seven through nine; and senior (grades 10 through 12).

In addition to show awards, premiums will be paid to exhibitors.

The Lampasas County Young Farmers adult education charter will operate a concession stand. Proceeds will fund FFA scholarships to be awarded in the spring.

For more information, contact the Lampasas High School agriscience program at 564-2319.

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