Audrey Cowan owns Rough Horse Ranch Training and Mustang Rehab for her SAE project where she trains horses. With this grant money she will purchase supplies such as hay and bedding so she can continue her passion of training horses.
Evy McChesney has a diversified livestock SAE. She wants to expand and purchase a show lamb so she can gain experience in this aspect of the livestock industry.
Madison Goodman raises bottle calves to sell after they have been introduced to grain. She intends on buying more calves and feed to continue giving care to these animals.
Maude Forrester plans to start a SAE where she shows livestock. Maude is planning on buying a Simmental heifer and will use these funds to assist in the purchasing costs.
Morgan Hendrick plans to continue her SAE project of showing lambs. With her grant money she will purchase another lamb, halter, and basic supplies needed for the upcoming show season.
Paige Burckhard trains and shows performance horses. She recently just bred her mare to a stud in North Carolina and wants to use this money to help with health expenses to continue producing high-quality horses.
Sammy Cowan restores lawn tractors as part of his SAE project and recently fixed up a 1970’s lawn tractor from his neighbor’s fence row. This started as a hobby with his dad but has now turned into a business for him. He plans to buy another lawn tractor, rebuild kit, and parts to fix up and eventually sell as his next project!
Alison Smith currently lives on a cattle farm and is launching her own SAE. She plans to start a lamb project to raise and show Dorper lambs. She is using her grant to fund the lamb, fencing, and grooming supplies.
Brookelynn Crain will be starting a puppy business. She recently bought two Havanese puppies, a male, and a female. With this grant money, she wants to start breeding those puppies and selling purebreds. The money from this grant will go toward a whelping box, ramp, heating pads, a scale, and other essential supplies needed for a litter of puppies.
Courtney Jones started showing dairy cattle for a local mentor when she learned how to take care of show cows, sportsmanship, and about animal nutrition. This grant will allow her to purchase her heifer to show and will teach her financial skills and a good work ethic.
Ellie Fields is expanding her bottle calf operation. She will use this grant to purchase either two heifers or bull calves. She has a strong passion for bottle calves, and she wishes to grow these calves up to either sell at the stockyard or continue to breed them in the future.
Jordan Upton is pursuing a horse SAE. He will use this grant will help him purchase updated supplies for his projects such as wheelbarrows, scoops, and a flashlight.
Kimber Doyle is pursuing a goat SAE. She started with one bucking goat and now has expanded to own sixteen nannies and one billy. Her SAE has come with many challenges and is using this grant to purchase necessary health equipment for her herd. She will use this grant to purchase birthing equipment, as well as, hoof treatment equipment.
Mason Fields is starting a quail business. He will use this grant to purchase materials to house the birds. He will profit from his project by selling the birds themselves and the eggs they produce.
Mason Grimes is expanding his lamb SAE. He recently purchased a lamb to care for and is looking to purchase another lamb. Mason will use this grant to purchase the lamb, a halter, feeding, and grooming supplies, and a mineral block.
Payton Flora has a show rabbit SAE. She will use this grant to purchase equipment and grooming supplies for her rabbit to take to shows. This grant will also help her purchase a stable structure to house her rabbit.
Rachel Doyle has a breeding lamb SAE. She will use this grant to purchase a lamb, breeding ewe, brushes, and shears. She will raise the lambs to breed them and continue to grow her operation.
Trent Miller operates a lawn mowing entrepreneurship. Trent will use this grant to purchase new lawn equipment and continue to grow his operation by expanding his clientele. He will also continue to put clientele relationships as his priority to provide each client with a positive experience with his business.