RIDGELAND, Miss. – Southern AgCredit participated in the purchase of several animals at the 2023 Dixie National Sale of Junior Champions. The Sale took place on Feb. 9, helping to celebrate the 54th Annual Sale. This year the Sale grossed $456,285.
This year 1,257 4-H and FFA members from across Mississippi participated in the Dixie National Junior Round-Up Livestock Show, showing 2,153 head of various livestock including pigs, sheep, cattle and goats. The animals sold for top dollar in the Sale of Champions. In addition, scholarships totaling $61,500 were awarded to 39 students.
Southern AgCredit was once again a large supporter of the Sale. The rural lending cooperative, along with its buying partners, purchased 6 animals and donated to the scholarship fund. Exhibitors and their animals are photographed below: