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Ham and Bacon sale nets $61,654.50

By Staff | Mar 18, 2015

Reserve Champion ham exhibitor Damien Curtis with a representative for Glover's Oil and Gas alongside Grand Champion ham exhibitor William Chapman with a representative for Warner Angus.

The Tyler Chapter of the Future Farmers of America sales grossed $61,654.50 at their annual sale held March 6 at Tyler Consolidated High School.

Many students exhibited their products at the local show. Robert Philips with Joe Pyles Auctioneering Services auctioned the pieces, selling them to the highest bidder.

William Chapman presented the 23.7 pound Grand Champion ham which was sold to Warner Angus for $592.50.

He also presented the 7.8 pound Grand Champion bacon which was sold to Glover’s Trucking for $897. Damien Curtis sold his Grand Champion eggs to J&R Excavating for $750. The Grand Champion bread, exhibited by William Chapman, went to Antero Resources for $525.

Reserve Champion products were exhibited by Alex Greathouse, Damien Curtis, and Troy Collins.

Reserve Champion bacon exhibitor Troy Collins is pictured with a representative from Momentive Resources alongside Grand Champion bacon exhibitor William Chapman with a representative from Glover Trucking.

Curtis’ 23.5 pound ham was sold to Glover’s Oil and Gas for $705. Collins’ 7.7 pound bacon went to Momentive Performance for $770; Curtis’ eggs were purchased by Sistersville Eye Care for $700. Glover’s Mobile Truck Service bought Greathouse’s Reserve Champion Bread for $650.

The Tyler FFA Scholarship Ham was sold to DAC Energy for $800 and the Tyler FFA Scholarship bacon was sold to DAC Energy for $900.

The students and their advisor, Leon Ammons, extend grateful appreciation to Tim Aiken, president of Union Bank, Inc. for providing ribbons for the exhibits; Steve Bonanno, WVU Extension Service, for judging the hams and bacon; Annie Hall, agriculture instructor, at Valley High School for judging hams and bacon; Kent Yoho, principal of Tyler Consolidated High School, for providing facilities for the show and sale; AG Land CO-OP for providing bags; and Phillips from Joe Pyles Auctioneering Service for conducting this year’s sale.

Reserve Champion bread exhibitor Alex Greathouse is shown with a representative from Glover's Mobile Truck Service alongside Grand Champion bread exhibitor William Chapman with a representative from Antero Resources.

Grand and Reserve Champion egg exhibitor Damien Curtis is pictured with representatives from J&R Excavating and Sistersville Eye Care.

The Tyler FFA Scholarship Bacon and Ham were exhibited by Laura Jochum and Lacey Sexton, and purchased by DAC Energy.

Ham and Bacon sale nets $61,654.50

By Staff | Mar 18, 2015

Reserve Champion ham exhibitor Damien Curtis with a representative for Glover's Oil and Gas alongside Grand Champion ham exhibitor William Chapman with a representative for Warner Angus.

The Tyler Chapter of the Future Farmers of America sales grossed $61,654.50 at their annual sale held March 6 at Tyler Consolidated High School.

Many students exhibited their products at the local show. Robert Philips with Joe Pyles Auctioneering Services auctioned the pieces, selling them to the highest bidder.

William Chapman presented the 23.7 pound Grand Champion ham which was sold to Warner Angus for $592.50.

He also presented the 7.8 pound Grand Champion bacon which was sold to Glover’s Trucking for $897. Damien Curtis sold his Grand Champion eggs to J&R Excavating for $750. The Grand Champion bread, exhibited by William Chapman, went to Antero Resources for $525.

Reserve Champion products were exhibited by Alex Greathouse, Damien Curtis, and Troy Collins.

Reserve Champion bacon exhibitor Troy Collins is pictured with a representative from Momentive Resources alongside Grand Champion bacon exhibitor William Chapman with a representative from Glover Trucking.

Curtis’ 23.5 pound ham was sold to Glover’s Oil and Gas for $705. Collins’ 7.7 pound bacon went to Momentive Performance for $770; Curtis’ eggs were purchased by Sistersville Eye Care for $700. Glover’s Mobile Truck Service bought Greathouse’s Reserve Champion Bread for $650.

The Tyler FFA Scholarship Ham was sold to DAC Energy for $800 and the Tyler FFA Scholarship bacon was sold to DAC Energy for $900.

The students and their advisor, Leon Ammons, extend grateful appreciation to Tim Aiken, president of Union Bank, Inc. for providing ribbons for the exhibits; Steve Bonanno, WVU Extension Service, for judging the hams and bacon; Annie Hall, agriculture instructor, at Valley High School for judging hams and bacon; Kent Yoho, principal of Tyler Consolidated High School, for providing facilities for the show and sale; AG Land CO-OP for providing bags; and Phillips from Joe Pyles Auctioneering Service for conducting this year’s sale.

Reserve Champion bread exhibitor Alex Greathouse is shown with a representative from Glover's Mobile Truck Service alongside Grand Champion bread exhibitor William Chapman with a representative from Antero Resources.

Grand and Reserve Champion egg exhibitor Damien Curtis is pictured with representatives from J&R Excavating and Sistersville Eye Care.

The Tyler FFA Scholarship Bacon and Ham were exhibited by Laura Jochum and Lacey Sexton, and purchased by DAC Energy.