Local Farmers National Ranking 16 Jan 14

Two Renville County farmers ranked highly at the national Young Farmers and Ranchers competition in Texas this week. Joe and April Sullivan of Franklin finished in the top 10 of 32 competitors in the Achievement Award area of the competition, held at the American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting in San Antonio. Joe Sullivan serves as Renville County Farm Bureau president, and started farming in 2000 as a college freshman. He and his wife April currently grow corn, soybeans, sweet corn and peas. They are also active in local corn and soybean growers associations, and are involved in local 4H and FFA programs.