The Frontier Extension District 2015 Appreciation Award Winners presented by Gary Thompson, Frontier Extension District's Board President.
2015 Kansas Master Farmers and Master Farm Homemakers
Ronald and Patricia Fredrickson, Osage City, were one of six couples named 2015 Kansas Master Farmers and Master Farm Homemakers in recognition of their leadership in agriculture, environmental stewardship and service to their communities. The Fredricksons raise beef cattle, stockers, and feeders in Osage County as well as farm corn, soybeans, grass hay, wheat, alfalfa, and silage. Their cattle operation is considered a value-added system using all registered Angus bulls and no implants or antibiotics.
Frontier District Tractor Restoration Club
The Frontier District Tractor Restoration 4-H Club restored a 1950 Allis Chalmers WD. It was sold for $3800.00 during the auction at the Power of the Past Tractor Show on Saturday, September 12, 2015 in Ottawa. The proceeds will go toward scholarships for the 4-H members in the Frontier District Tractor Restoration Club.