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TRACTOR SUPPLY CO, NAT'L 4-H COUNCIL LAUNCH SPRING PAPER CLOVER CAMPAIGN
Source: Tractor Supply Co. news release

Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with National 4-H Council, recently announced the launch of its spring 2014 Paper Clover Campaign.

Tractor Supply Company, the largest retail farm and ranch supply store chain in the United States, raised more than $3.2 million for 4-H programs across the country through the Paper Clover Campaigns over the last 4 years.

Tractor Supply Company and Del's Feed and Food Supply customers have the opportunity to purchase paper clovers between April 23 - May 4 for $1 or more during checkout. All funds raised will be used to support 4-H youth development program activities in the communities where Tractor Supply stores are located.

"We were so thrilled by the results of last year's Paper Clover Campaign, and with the help of our dedicated customers we hope to meet and exceed that goal this year," said John Wendler, senior vice president of Marketing for Tractor Supply Company. "Partnering with 4-H gives us the opportunity to enhance our store's communities and provide support to local organizations."

In just four years, across 48 states, the TSC 4-H Paper Clover Campaign has provided more than $2 million to 4-H across the country. The effort has provided direct support for local camps, after-school programs and other activities, and has granted scholarships to these events that youth can explore their interests in everything from animal science to robotics.

"This event marks the 4th year of collaboration with Tractor Supply Company," said Jennifer Sirangelo, president and CEO, National 4-H Council. "This continued relationship provides us with the necessary resources to manage and strengthen our 4-H organizations across the U.S."

Tractor Supply Company, listed on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange as TSCO, operates more than 1,245 stores in 48 states. Tractor Supply Company stores are focused on supplying the lifestyle needs of recreational farmers and ranchers. The company also serves the maintenance needs of those who enjoy the rural lifestyle, as well as tradesmen and small businesses.

Tractor Supply Company stores are located in the outlying towns in major metropolitan markets and in rural communities. The company offers a comprehensive selection of merchandise for the health, care, growth and containment of horses, livestock and pets including select Purina and Nutrena brand feeds; a broad selection of agricultural products; and tools and hardware selected for our customers' needs. In addition, the company sells light truck equipment, work clothing for the entire family, and an extensive line of seasonal products including lawn and garden power equipment products. For more information on Tractor Supply, access the website at www.TractorSupply.com.

4-H is a community of seven million young people around the world learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. National 4-H Council is the private sector, non-profit partner of the Cooperative Extension System and 4-H National Headquarters located at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

In the United States, 4-H programs are implemented by the 109 land-grant universities and Cooperative Extension through more than 3,000 local offices serving every county and parish in the country. Outside the United States, 4-H programs operate through independent, country-led organizations in more than 50 countries. Learn more about 4-H at www.4-H.org.


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