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On March 7, Kelsey Steinwart of the Elsie Feed Center in Elsie presented a check for $297 to the Perkins County FFA chapter. The funds were the result of the Elsie Feed Center’s participation in “Home Grown,” an initiative developed by Red Brand that financially supports local FFA chapters.
“The community support for Home Grown and our FFA chapter has been tremendous,” said Dave Carr, Elsie Feed Center site manager. “The chapter always does what they can to raise funds, but this was a win-win for everyone. Just by purchasing fence, we were all partnering in the future of students.”
“We can’t say thank you enough,” said Doug Babbitt, chapter advisor. “Red Brand has been supporting the FFA for over 60 years as national sponsor. Now, through Home Grown, they’re building on that by helping local dealers get involved with local chapters. We appreciate the folks at the Elsie Feed Center and everyone in the community who purchased Red Brand fence. The funds donated will go towards chapter projects. On behalf of the entire chapter, we truly appreciate it.”
Home Grown was in effect from Jan. 1, until Oct. 1, 2010 and applied to all new orders of Red Brand field fence, sheep and goat fence, barbed wire, and horse fence, placed by the Elsie Feed Center.
For every new order placed, $1 for every roll was donated to the Perkins County FFA chapter in the Elsie Feed Center’s name.
For complete details on Home Grown, call the Elsie Feed Center at 308-228-4321 or  visit