Columbus, Ohio. — United Producers, Inc. (UPI), the Midwest’s largest livestock marketing cooperative, is pleased to announce that Madison Banbury has been hired as a sales representative for the cooperative’s Mount Vernon market. In her role, Banbury will support facility sales and operations, ensure animal well-being and provide livestock marketing solutions to customers.

“We are thrilled to bring Madison on board as our new sales representative for the Mount Vernon area,” said Mike Bumgarner, UPI president & CEO. “Her agricultural sales knowledge and hands-on experience will be instrumental in serving our members with their livestock marketing needs.”

Banbury attended Fort Hays University in Fort Hays, Kansas and University of Kentucky. Her previous roles include experience in the agriculture industry, most recently working as a breeder flock supervisor for Case Farms of Ohio. As a fourth-generation farmer, she also operated her family-owned sheep and goat feedlot, in addition to lambing several thousand ewes throughout her life. Outside of her professional roles, she has been active in volunteering for her community 4-H program, serving on the membership committee and LEAD Council for the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association. She has also been involved as a member of University of Kentucky’s Livestock Judging Team and Sigma Alpha Professional Sorority. She currently resides in Shreve, Ohio.

UPI serves 30,000 members in Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and Tennessee, handling approximately 2.5 million head of livestock per year. UPI also offers risk management services, including marketing agreements and brokerage services; and offers competitive credit services for agricultural, farm machinery and livestock financing. For more information, visit or follow United Producers, Inc. on Facebook.

All sales start at 1 p.m. CST

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2022 Sale Dates:

August 22

September 12
September 26

October 10
October 24

November 14

December 5
December 19

2nd and 4th Thursday of every month

Sale starts at 5 p.m.

Receiving hours: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. on sale day.

August 25
September 8
September 22
October 13
October 27
November 10
December 8


All internet and video sales are hosted online at LMA Auctions. Bidding is available online,  in-person, or over the phone. Those interested in online bidding must register to bid on the LMA Auctions website using the instructions found here. If you prefer to bid over the phone, please contact your local sales representative or call the market prior to the sale.

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Monthly Internet Feeder Cattle Sale
August 19
September 16
October 21
November 18

Sale Time: 11 a.m. EST
Sale Location: UPI-Owenton, Ky., 86 Bramblett Road, Owenton, KY 40359
Contact: (502) 484-5010


Lower Middle Tennessee Cattle Association Video Board Sale

August 5
September 2
October 7
November 4
December 2

Sale Time: 9 a.m. CST
Sale Location: Columbia Livestock Center, 1231 Industrial Park Road, Columbia, TN
Contact: (931) 223-8323


Tennessee Beef Alliance Sale

October 4

December 6

Sale Time: 9 a.m. CST
Sale Location: Columbia Livestock Center, 1231 Industrial Park Road, Columbia, TN
To order tags, contact: (931) 433-525


Tennessee Hereford and Baldie Sale

November 2

Sale Time: 9 a.m. central
Columbia Livestock Center, 1231 Industrial Park Road, Columbia, TN

To order tags, contact: Susan at (931) 433-4962