DES MOINES, IA (08/23/2013)(readMedia)

4-H Youth Earn Ribbons in Breeding Swine Show at Iowa State Fair

Erica Chapman of Tipton exhibited the Champion Purebred Gilt in the 4-H Breeding Swine Show judged August 12, at the 2013 Iowa State Fair. The gilt was first named Champion Berkshire Gilt.

The Champion Yorkshire Gilt exhibited by Drake Jehle of Durant won Reserve Champion Purebred Gilt honors.

Breed champions included:

Champion Berkshire Gilt: Erica Chapman, Tipton

Reserve Champion Berkshire Gilt: Kennie Orr, Elgin

Champion Chester White Gilt: Ethan Fetzer, West Branch

Reserve Champion Chester White Gilt: Tyler Saunders, Manilla

Champion Duroc Gilt: Tyler Wellman, West Point

Reserve Champion Duroc Gilt: Jacob Sterle, Roland

Champion Hampshire Gilt: Owen Newton, Gilmore City

Reserve Champion Hampshire Gilt: Erica Chapman, Tipton

Champion Spotted Gilt: Tyler Swenson, Montezuma

Reserve Spotted Gilt: Nathan Lauterbach, Van Meter

Champion Yorkshire Gilt: Drake Jehle, Durant

Reserve Champion Yorkshire Gilt: Tyler Hartman, Wilton

Champion Other Breeds Gilt: Creigh Rourke, Iowa City

Reserve Champion Other Breeds Gilt: Kaitlin Orr, Elgin

Champion Commercial Gilt: Drake Jehle, Durant

Reserve Champion Commercial Gilt: McKenna Brinning, Keota

Hartley Exhibitor Wins 4-H Breeding Beef Show at Iowa State Fair

Payton Vogel of Hartley exhibited a Hereford heifer to capture the Supreme Breeding Heifer banner in the 4-H Breeding Beef Show August 13, at the 2013 Iowa State Fair.

Ben Weis of McIntire won the Reserve Supreme Breeding Heifer banner with his Champion High Percent Maine-Anjou. Third Place Overall went to Noah Snedden of Grand Junction and his Champion Maintainer. Avery Bennett of Richland took Fourth Place Overall and Champion Shorthorn Plus honors. Chyann Smith of Storm Lake received Fifth Place Overall with a Champion Commercial Heifer.

Additional results below:

Champion Angus: Courtney Younge, Ventura

Reserve Champion Angus: Sterling Kriegel, Brooklyn

Champion All Other Breeds: Mara Anderson, Garner

Reserve Champion All Other Breeds: Karly Biddle, Walcott

Champion Charolais: Garrett Stalcup, Prescott

Reserve Champion Charolais: Kiley Elder, Pella

Champion Charolais Cross: Kade Killmer, Perry

Reserve Champion Charolais Cross: Jaynie Ferrari, Dayton

Champion Chianina: Ben Weis, McIntire

Reserve Champion Chianina: Abi Henderson, Ogden

Champion Hereford: Payton Vogel, Hartley

Reserve Champion Hereford: Blake Solsma, Sanborn

Champion Limousin: Derek Anderson, Garner

Reserve Champion Limousin: Emily Puck, Muscatine

Champion Maine-Anjou High Percent: Ben Weis, McIntire

Reserve Champion Maine-Anjou High Percent: Kenton Lain, Corydon

Champion Maintainer: Noah Snedden, Grand Junction

Reserve Champion Maintainer: Madison Conrad, Bennett

Champion Red Angus: Chloe Van Vliet, Otley

Reserve Champion Red Angus: Kevin Tlach, Britt

Champion Shorthorn: Libby Moel, Olin

Reserve Champion Shorthorn: Payton Vogel, Hartley

Champion Shorthorn Plus: Avery Bennett, Richland

Reserve Champion Shorthorn Plus: Violet Lapke, Logan

Champion Simmental: Kiley Elder, Pella

Reserve Champion Simmental: Grace Greiman, Goodell

Champion Foundation Simmental: Kiersten Jass, Garner

Reserve Champion Foundation Simmental: Ryan McConahay, Corydon

Champion Commercial Heifer: Chyann Smith, Storm Lake

Reserve Champion Commercial Heifer: Wyatt Pryor, Woodbine

Top Honors Awarded in Iowa State Fair's 4-H Market Beef Show

Maggie Ferguson of New Sharon captured the highly coveted Grand Champion Market Beef banner with her Champion Crossbred Division 2 steer in the 4-H Market Beef Show August 14 at the 2013 Iowa State Fair.

Reserve Grand Champion Market Beef honors went to Alex Alliger of Gowrie for his Champion Maine-Anjou.

Alexis Hanson of Gowrie exhibited a Champion Charolais steer which won the Third Place Overall banner. Fourth Place Overall went to the Champion Simmental steer exhibited by Taylor Duckett of New Liberty while Fifth Place Overall was earned by the Champion Chianina steer shown by Kennedy Core of Pleasantville.

The Champion Market Heifer was shown by Courtney Shalla of Kalona. Trace Ticknor of Bridgewater exhibited the Reserve Champion Market Heifer. The Third Place Overall Market Heifer was shown by Garrett Stalcup of Prescott.

Additional results below:

Champion Angus: Emma Troyer, Kalona

Reserve Champion Angus: James Garner, Mechanicsville

Champion All Other: Kaden Dewey, Shell Rock

Reserve Champion All Other: Kelli Wicks, Rockford

Champion Charolais: Alexis Hanson, Gowrie

Reserve Champion Charolais: Kori McLaughlin, Mediapolis

Champion Chianina: Kennedy Core, Pleasantville

Reserve Champion Chianina: Tori Freeman, Allerton

Champion Hereford: Kaylee Miller, Lacona

Reserve Champion Hereford: Austin Deppe, Maquoketa

Champion Limousin: Molly Tiernan, Woodward

Reserve Champion Limousin: Evan Bodermann, Granger

Champion Shorthorn: Autumn Schott, Alden

Reserve Champion Shorthorn: Cooper Kabela, West Branch

Champion Shorthorn Plus: Jacob Donohoe, Parnell

Reserve Champion Shorthorn Plus: David Roberts, Dunlap

Champion Simmental: Taylor Duckett, New Liberty

Reserve Champion Simmental: Colton Suhr, Dunlap

Champion Maine-Anjou: Alex Alliger, Gowrie

Reserve Champion Maine-Anjou: Justin Donohoe, Parnell

Champion Crossbred Division 1: Chloe Goretska, Corydon

Reserve Champion Crossbred Division 1: Kaden Wilson, Anita

Champion Crossbred Division 2: Maggie Ferguson, New Sharon

Reserve Champion Crossbred Division 2: Bryton Voss, Dexter

Champion Crossbred Division 3: Bret Cunningham-Ganfield, Cascade

Reserve Champion Crossbred Division 3: Keegan Vander Molen, Pella

"Nothing Compares" to the Iowa State Fair. The 2013 Fair ended August 18. The 2014 Iowa State Fair is set August 7-17. For more information, call 800/545-FAIR or visit

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"Nothing Compares" to the Iowa State Fair. The 2013 Fair ended August 18. The 2014 Iowa State Fair is set August 7-17. For more information, call 800/545-FAIR or visit

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