The 1997 Senior Farmer Joe Galleano was born and raised on an 80-acre farm west of Howard School at Road 20 that his father and two uncles purchased in 1928.
The 1999 Senior Farmer Dino Petrucci was an agriculture teacher and Madera High School vice principal.
The 1992 Senior Farmer John Sordi was just 10 years old when his father would harness up the horses for him and the youngster would do whatever cultivating needed to be done while his father would go into to
Organizers of an annual art exhibit hope to draw more people to see it this year.
The 1983 Senior Farmer Gino Petrucci was a man of his word. In his mind, “a man’s word is his contract and if a man’s word is no good, then neither is he.”
When 1984 Senior Farmer Walter Rosskopf bought a ranch on Avenue 12 near what is now Madera Community College Center, he never imagined the battle that would ensue on the property.
The 1987 Senior Farmer Floyd Nelson, like his father, had a Union Oil distributorship delivering fuel to farmers and ranchers on the west side of Madera County. But he always wanted to farm.