I remember when I was secretary-treasurer of the Tehama County Junior Livestock Auction back in the late 1960s and 1970s, and how excited we were when the auction grossed more than $100,000 for the first time.
This year the 253 lots with add-on money was at $1,093.889.73 on May 20, including the $164,025.10 in add-on dollars. Auctioneers Matt Wolters and Jake Parnell were on the auction block. What a generous community.
Last year we had a virtual sale because of the coronavirus, and the 283 lots grossed $705,769.50 as of May 20, 2020. In 2019, 305 lots grossed $906,319.75.In 2018, 339 lots grossed $860,000.
The 2021 Sale of Champions: Beef – Grand Champion Steer, Samatha Prouty, Antelope 4-H to Traynham Ranches. Reserve Grand Champion, Colbie DeLong, Corning FFA to Firewater Supply, Inc. FFA Reserve Champion Amy Stroing, Red Bluff FFA to Firewater Supply, Inc. 4-H Reserve Champion, Brishen Schenk, Flournoy-Paskenta 4-H to Taco Bell. The prices for…