Emerged Leaders 

2018-19 Tours

5th Graduates 

June 2018
Washington DC Fly-in
Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. - Fort Worth
BNSF - Fort Worth

July 2018
Scarmardo Cattle Co. - Caldwell
Producers Cooperative Association - Bryan

September 2018
United Salt Mines - Carlsbad, NM
Friona Industries - Amarillo
ADM - Hereford
White Energy - Hereford

October 2018
Port of Corpus Christi - Corpus Christi

January 2019
Capitol Tour & Legislative Overview - Austin

April 3-5, 2019
TGFA 121st Annual Meeting & Expo - Austin

Abbey Lively, Lortscher Animal Nutrition

Dustin Vogel, Capital Farm Credit

Kavan Killian, Attebury Grain

Kip Curry, Hi-Pro Feeds

Scottie Buerger - Attebury Grain




 2017-18 Tours

 4th Graduates

JUNE 2017  
Washington DC Fly-in
TX Whiskey Tour - Fort Worth
Ardent Mills Tour - Fort Worth 

JULY 2017
United Ag - El Campo

United Salt Mines - Carlsbad, NM

Port of Corpus Christi
Port of Victoria: UnitedAg

Austin Capitol Tour & Legislative Overview

APRIL 18-20, 2018 
120th Annual Meeting & Expo - San Antonio 


Brooke DeWinne, Hi-Pro Feeds 

Candice Richardson, Sullivan Insurance Agency 

Jordan Wohlhuter, Scoular 

Kyle Laqua 

Mary Hamilton, Flatlands Grain 

Robert Ward, Capital Farm Credit 

Russ Reid, Marek Ag 

Russell Montgomery, Scoular 

Tucker Allcorn, Marshall Minerals 

2016-17 Tours

3rd Graduates

JUNE 2016
TX Whiskey - Fort Worth
BNSF - Fort Worth
DC Fly-in with NGFA (Optional)

JULY 2016
Doguet Rice Mill - Beaumont
Dishman Rice Farm - China
Cargill - Channelview
Westway Feed Products - Houston
Houston Regional Dinner

Friona Industries Feedlot Operations - Randall 
White Energy Ethanol - Hereford
ADM Shuttle Unloader - Hereford
Amarillo Regional Dinner

Animal Science Products - Nacogdoches
Texas Farm Products - Nacogdoches
East Texas Regional Dinner

Texas Department of Ag - Austin
Capitol Visits with TGFA Board - Austin
Darling Ingredients rendering plant - Bastrop

APRIL 26-28, 2017
119th Annual Meeting & Expo - Galveston

Brian Brasher, Gasaway

Steven Craig, United Ag

Michael Wied, Capital Farm Credit

Russ Reid, Marek Ag

Dane Bergin, Attebury Grain

Bud Matus, Attebury Grain

Melissa Mangum, Capital Farm Credit


2015-16 Tours

2nd Graduates

JUNE 2015
DC Fly-in with NGFA (optional)

JULY 2015
Orientation - Fort Worth
Attebury Grain - Saginaw
TX Whiskey - Fort Worth

Port of Corpus Christi
Interstate Grain - Corpus Christi
ADM - Corpus Christi
TACC Shrimp Boil - Corpus Christi

Friona Industries Feedlot Operations - Randall 
White Energy Ethanol - Hereford
ADM Shuttle Unloader - Hereford
Amarillo Regional Dinner

TDA - Austin
Office of the Texas State Chemist - Bryan
Producers Coop - Bryan

APRIL 13-15, 2016
118th Annual Meeting & Expo - Fort Worth

Chad Felderhoff, Muenster Milling

Kris Janke, Capital Farm Credit

Stephen Morcom, H.J. Baker Animal Health & Nutrition

Winston Reynolds, Animal Science Products

Lauren Urbanczyk, Attebury Grain

Camron Ward, Capital Farm Credit



1st Graduates

JULY 30, 2014
Morrison Milling/CH Guenther & Son - Denton, TX
Texas Ranger Game - Arlington, TX

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
Cargill export Operations - Channelview
Houston Regional Dinner

NOVEMBER 12, 2014
Friona Industries Feedlot - Randall
White Energy Ethanol - Hereford
ADM Shuttleloader - Hereford
Amarillo Regional Dinner

JANUARY 29, 2015
State Capital Visits - Austin
Dinner with TGFA Board - Austin

DC Fly-in (optional)

APRIL 29-MAY 1, 2015
117th Annual Meeting & Expo - Corpus Christi

George Gurganus, Attebury Grain

Tappan Bailey, Bailey Grain

J.R. Holub, Livestock Nutrition Center