MIGHTY POSITIVE FOR THE MIGHTY HONKERS GOAT PROGRAM
It was a first, but it won’t be the last time Willows High School students with developmental disabilities were front and center, showing their goats at the recent Glenn County Fair in California.
OREGON AGRICULTURE IN THE CLASSROOM FOUNDATION DONATION
The Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation (Oregon AITC) received a $5,000 grant from Wilbur-Ellis to continue the growth and expansion of its lending library.
WINDY CITY DOGS GET RESCUED
Wilbur-Ellis’ Feed Division donated $2,664 ($3,500 Canadian) to the Windy City Canine Rescue Society, a dog shelter based in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, that helps older dogs in need of a new home find their perfect family.
FEED SPONSORS TEEN FOR A 6-WEEK RODEO COURSE
Wilbur-Ellis’ Feed division donated $2,150 to Silver Buckle Ranch to assist in sponsoring one teen for a six-week long Teen Wrangler course, grounds maintenance around the ranch and aid in the purchase of a newer tractor to replace the existing 1964 model.
PINK SEED NIGHT
As part of its pink seed campaign, Wilbur-Ellis Chester joined forces with the Chester Area High School Lady Flyers at “Think Pink” night at a Flyers volleyball match. Wilbur-Ellis Chester started its pink seed campaign, called “Start Strong, Stay Strong,” in 2015 by donating proceeds of its pink-dyed soybeans treated and sold to customers in Chester, South Dakota, to benefit breast cancer awareness.