McDowell competes in auctioneer contest
Andrew McDowell of Vandalia, competed in the World Livestock Auctioneer Contest last Friday in Montgomery, Ala.
The contest is an annual event sponsored by the Livestock Marketing Association (LMA), in conjunction with its annual meeting and is held at various markets throughout the U.S. and Canada.
McDowell is sponsored by Greenville Livestock Auction, which is Illinois’ largest livestock auction market. Owned by J.R. Hugo, and Travis and Shaina Diekemper, it is a second-generation, family owned business.