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“Would you sell Learfield?”

We hadn't been in business very long when Derry got a call from Dick Johnston, President of the Missouri Farm Bureau -- also located in Jefferson City. Johnston wanted to know if were interested in selling.  Derry--an old cattle trader--responded "of course, anything is for...

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Board Meetings

From the get-go we held monthly board meetings. These were held in our "Board Room" at our offices in Centertown...

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14-year-old video

Joyce Steinmann made a video for a company sales meeting in 1994. She's good! If you've been around here a long time, you'll see yourself and remember some of the folks who used to work here. Kinda in order are: Stan, Greg, Roger, Sandy Dulle,...

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Roger Gardner

Roger Gardner was in Future Farmers of America while in high school over in Harrisonville, where his dad taught vocational agriculture. In February, 1982, Derry hired him to drive over from Mizzou to do farm reports, especially the early ones when Derry had returned late...

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Greg Brown

Greg grew up in the small southwest Iowa town of Leon. He went to University, first at Iowa State and then Northeast Missouri State, now Truman State University. While still a student, he had an internship for Missouri Attorney General, John Ashcroft that included driving...

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