Monday, October 29, 2012

LaBelle Heritage Museum Hears Cattle Talk

Cattle County To Hear Expert Speaker
LABELLE, FL. -- Lindsey Wiggins, Hendry County Extension Livestock Agent, is the featured speaker for the Thursday, November 1, program meeting of LaBelle Heritage Museum in the City of LaBelle Commission Chambers at 7:00 p.m. 

 Ms. Wiggins is no stranger to Hendry County as she is an alumna of the Clewiston High School FFA Chapter and a graduate of Edison State College. She received her BS in Agriculture from UF College of Agriculture with a major in Animal Husbsandry and a minor in Agricultural Business. 

Hendry county is one of the major cattle raising counties in Florida, and Captain F. A. Hendry, the "Cattle King of Southwest Florida" in the 19th Century, is the county's namesake

Refreshemnts will follow the program, and the meeting will close with announcements and a brief business meeting. A special program is in the works for the December LaBelle Heritage Museum meeting.

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