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Lone Star Ag Credit at the 2015 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo

FORT WORTH, Texas — Lone Star Ag Credit was involved in multiple aspects of the 2015 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. This year's FWSSR welcomed 1,248,500 visitors, topping last year's record attendance. There were also $9.6 million in sales totals from 16 horse and livestock sales.

Highlights of Lone Star Ag Credit's participation and sponsorships:

  • Title Sponsor of the Mustang Magic Competition - This invitation-only event featured competition between past top-placing Extreme Mustang Makeover trainers. All competing Mustangs were available for adoption following the Finals.
  • Sponsor of the Commercial Female Cattle Sale and Contest - The Fort Worth Stock Show has historical ties to the commercial cattle industry. A Commercial Female Cattle Sale was held February 7, 2015 at the FWSS that offers the best replacement females from quality participating ranches.
  • Jr. Sale of Champions – Along with many other contributors, Lone Star helped the Fort Worth Stock Show Syndicate buy 4-H and FFA member's animals in the Jr. Livestock Sale of Champions February 7, 2015.
  • Calf Scramble Scholarship Program Sponsor – Students in the calf scramble at each rodeo performance competed to catch a calf and pull it into the center square. The winners received a $500 certificate to purchase a beef or dairy heifer to raise and show at next year's Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. This program also gives the kids a chance at college scholarships.
  • Lone Star was also featured in the Chuck Wagon Races and title sponsor of the Pony Express Races during rodeo performances.

Lone Star Ag Credit is part of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of rural lending cooperatives. The association provides financing for agricultural and recreational real estate, rural homes, agribusinesses, operating lines of credit, equipment and livestock. Lone Star loan officers are specialists in agricultural and rural lending.

Lone Star Ag Credit has credit offices in Abilene, Cleburne, Corsicana, Denton, Fort Worth, Hillsboro, Lampasas, Mt. Pleasant, New Boston, Paris, Round Rock, Sherman, Stephenville, Sweetwater, Temple, Waco and Weatherford, in addition to the Fort Worth headquarters office.

Published February 13, 2015