It seems to me the plea expressed for community support of the 4-H and FFA members involved in the Investment in Youth Sale did not fall upon deaf ears. In fact, people from all walks of life turned out in droves to fill the Boyle County Stock Yards to full capacity on Thursday night!
We were fortunate to have representatives from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.K. College of Agriculture present at the sale, not to mention representatives from many influential businesses in the industry.
Consequently, as important as those individuals are to agriculture, the ones most appreciated were those who made both individual and company contributions toward the purchase of animals. Indeed, these youth involved in agrarian endeavors certainly have many "Friends in Boyle County" and in the surrounding communities.