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New agent hired at Extension office

New agent hired at Extension office

Posted: Tuesday, January 12, 2010 8:01 pm

New agent hired at Extension office | Charles Adam McCall, University of Tennessee Extension Service
The Obion County office of the University of Tennessee Extension Service has hired a new agent.
Charles Adam McCall lives in Martin. He grew up in Dyer County, where he was a 2005 graduate of Dyer County High School in Newbern.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business and a master’s degree in agriculture production and natural resources from the University of Tennessee at Martin.
He was selected into the Student Intern Program for the Beef Industry National Convention in 2009.
While at UT Martin, he was assistant manager in the agricultural pavilion, where he helped organize and plan lists of activities or jobs for workers to accomplish before equine events, rodeos and livestock shows. He has also worked as a sleep technician at Sleep Lab of Union City. He has served as an intern with the Tennessee Farmers Cooperative and in the Dyer County Executive’s office.
McCall served as president of the American International Junior Charolais Association in 2007-08. He previously served the group as treasurer from 2006-07 and was on the association board from 2003-08. He was president of the Tennessee Junior Charolais Association from 2004-07 after serving as vice president from 2002-04. He received that group’s Futurity Award in 2002 and 2003.
He was on the freshman council for the UTM Student Government Association from 2005-06 and the election committee from 2006-07. He was on the Student Cattleman Association of UTM 2005-09, serving as president 2008-09.
He was also a member of the National Cattlemen Beef Association 2007-09; the Collegiate Block and Bridle Club 2005-09, serving as assistant show chairman 2008-09; Collegiate FFA 2005-09, serving as reporter 2006-07; Collegiate 4-H Club 2005-09; Young Farmers and Ranchers 2005-09; Dyer County Cattleman’s Association; Tennessee Cattleman’s Association; and National FFA Alumni.
McCall has also volunteered in the community at the Salvation Army Soup Kitchen and for Relay for Life.
Published in The Messenger 1.12.10

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