Myrtle Beach, SC…..The Saluda County Young Farmer and Agribusiness Chapter was well represented at the 72nd annual convention held January 31-February 2 at the DoubleTree Resort.
During this event, Reggie Padgett was presented the Farmer & Agribusiness Award for Region II and the State. This is one of the highest awards available to a state member. Reggie manages the processing plant at Hickory Hill Milk.
The Saluda Chapter was also presented the Outstanding Chapter Award for Region II.
Officers of the Saluda Young Farmer Chapter for 2020 include President Russell Miller, Vice President Marion Black, Secretary Marlene Bushey, Treasurer Candice Miller, and Agricultural Education Instructor at Saluda High School Amanda N. Crouch, who serves as the advisor. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in agriculture, 18 years of age or older. Meetings are held the third Thursday of each month. See www.saludayoungfarmer.org for more information.