Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture

Screen Shot 2018 11 07 at 9.41.58 AMJordan and Braden McInnis have been announced as 2018 finalists for the Texas Farm Bureau’s Outstanding Young Farmers and Ranchers Award.

According to the Texas Farm Bureau, the competition recognizes the accomplishments of some of the state’s top agricultural leaders between the ages of 18 and 35 and rewards their had work, dedication and determination.

Jordan, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in agriculture from the Stephen F. Austin State University's Department of Agriculture, is a high school agriculture science teacher in Elkhart, Texas, where she teaches floral design, livestock production and animal science.

The couple grow corn, wheat, cotton, soybeans, sorghum and hay and raise cattle in Anderson County. Both serve on the Anderson County Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee as District nine representatives.

The winner of the competition will receive a ¾ ton, four-wheel drive pickup and a $5,000 cash award sponsored by Farm Credit.

 

Photo courtesy of Texas Farm Bureau