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E.W. and Cindy Carroll and family of Clarence were among the families honored during the 62nd annual Missouri Farm Family Day, Aug. 16 at the Missouri State Fair.
The Carroll family was selected as the Shelby County Missouri Farm Family by University of Missouri Extension in Shelby County and the local Farm Bureau.
Each year, the fair sets aside a day to recognize farm families from across the state that are active in their communities, involved in agriculture, and/or participate in local outreach and extension programs such as 4-H or FFA.
The multi-generation Carroll family operates a row crop and cattle operation.
The annual event is sponsored by five partner agencies: the Missouri Farm Bureau; the Missouri Department of Agriculture; the Missouri State Fair Commissioners; the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources; and MU Extension and Engagement.
The event showcases the impact Missouri Farm Families have on the economy and heritage of the state, said Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe. “These families are involved in agriculture activities in their communities and are active participants in local outreach and extension. As the premier showcase for Missouri agriculture, the Missouri State Fair is most certainly the appropriate place to celebrate these families.”