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
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
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.
The 2008 Senior Farmer Bill McKinney and his wife Lillian never had children of their own, but they adopted several four-legged calves and nurtured them until their release to pasture.
The 1988 Senior Farmer Lionel Rogers was an award-winning farmer.