4-H Youth Earn High Honors in Iowa State Fair Market Swine Show

DES MOINES, IA (08/13/2014)(readMedia)-- Taylor Brinning of Keota exhibited the Grand Champion Market Hog in the 4-H Market Swine Show judged Tuesday at the 2014 Iowa State Fair.

Aaron Cain of Chariton exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion and Third Place Overall Market Hogs.

Cole Lauterbach of Van Meter showed the Fourth Place Overall Market Hog, and Tyler Wellman of West Point claimed the Fifth Place Overall Market Hog title.

Additional results below:

Champion Berkshire Market Hog: Blake Moeller, West Point

Reserve Champion Berkshire Market Hog: Mitchell Chapman, Tipton

Champion Chester White Market Hog: Cole Brenneman, Keota

Reserve Champion Chester White Market Hog: Brock Johnson, Winterset

Champion Duroc Market Hog: Tyler Wellman, West Point

Reserve Champion Duroc Market Hog: Dylan Cain, Chariton

Champion Hampshire Market Hog: Aaron Cain, Chariton

Reserve Champion Hampshire Market Hog: Blake Moeller, Olin

Champion Landrace Market Hog: Leremy Jackson, Unionville

Reserve Champion Landrace Market Hog: Nick Bangert, Blue Grass

Champion Poland China Market Hog: Kennith Orr, Elgin

Reserve Champion Poland China Market Hog: Kennith Orr, Elgin

Champion Spotted Market Hog: Connor Finch, Kelley

Reserve Champion Spotted Market Hog: Jessica Frasher, Anamosa

Champion Yorkshire Market Hog: Tyler Wellman, West Point

Reserve Champion Yorkshire Market Hog: Daniel Kessenich, LeMars

Champion Division 1 Market Gilt: McKlain Jorgensen, Guthrie Center

Reserve Champion Division 1 Market Gilt: Grace Schlutz, Letts

Champion Division 2 Market Gilt: McKenna Brinning, Keota

Reserve Champion Division 2 Market Gilt: Bronson Forsyth, Charles City

Champion Division 3 Market Gilt: Tyler Wellman, West Point

Reserve Champion Division 3 Market Gilt: Caleb Jacobsen, Dows

Champion Division 1 Market Barrow: Leah Marek, Riverside

Reserve Champion Division 1 Market Barrow: Cole Neil, Fairbank

Champion Division 2 Market Barrow: Taylor Brinning, Keota

Reserve Champion Division 2 Market Barrow: Aaron Cain, Chariton

Champion Division 3 Market Barrow: Cole Lauterbach, Van Meter

Reserve Champion Division 3 Market Barrow: Jessica Frasher, Anamosa

Champion Purebred: Aaron Cain, Chariton

Reserve Champion Purebred: Tyler Wellman, West Point

Third Overall Purebred: Connor Finch, Kelley

Champion Market Gilt: McKenna Brinning, Keota

Reserve Champion Market Gilt: Bronson Forsyth, Charles City

Third Overall Market Gilt: Tyler Wellman, West Point

Champion Market Barrow: Taylor Brinning, Keota

Reserve Champion Market Barrow: Aaron Cain, Chariton

Third Overall Market Barrow: Cole Lauterbach, Van Meter

Fouch Wins Iowa State Fair's 4-H Steer Show

DES MOINES, IA (08/13/2014)(readMedia)-- Hagen Fouch of Pleasantville captured the highly coveted Grand Champion Market Steer banner with his Champion Charlois steer in the 4-H Market Beef show Wednesday at the 2014 Iowa State Fair.

Reserve Grand Champion Market Steer honors went to Macey Goretska of Corydon for her Champion Crossbred Division 1 steer.

McKlain Jorgensen of Guthrie Center showed the Champion Crossbred Division 2 which won the Third Place Overall banner. Fourth Place Overall went to the Champion Crossbred Division 3 steer exhibited by Kennedy Core of Pleasantville while Fifth Place Overall was earned by the Reserve Champion Division 3 steer shown by Mollie McCulloh of DeWitt.

The Champion Market Heifer was shown by Truman Chamness of Blairsburg. Brooklyn Curtin of Oxford exhibited the Reserve Champion Market Heifer. The Third Place Overall Market Heifer was shown by Dalton Birchmier of Maxwell.

Additional results below:

Champion Angus: Makenna Buesing, Stockton

Reserve Champion Angus: Emma Troyer, Kalona

Champion All Other Breeds: Grant Riggan, Oxford

Reserve Champion All Other Breeds: Payton Lorack, Nichols

Champion Charolais: Hagen Fouch, Pleasantville

Reserve Champion Charolais: Clint Jones, Williamsburg

Champion Chianina: Kaitlyn Larson, Hardy

Reserve Champion Chianina: Grace Tusha, Garner

Champion Hereford: Tyler Krebs, Okoboji

Reserve Champion Hereford: Macy Johnson, Winterset

Champion Limousin: Christian Danker, Avoca

Reserve Champion Limousin: Katie Walrod, Moorland

Champion Maine-Anjou: Grace Voss, Dexter

Reserve Champion Maine-Anjou: Abby Bravard, Jefferson

Champion Shorthorn: Benjamin Moffitt, Indianola

Reserve Champion Shorthorn: Jamie Smith, New Virginia

Champion Shorthorn Plus: Kaleb Miller, Lacona

Reserve Champion Shorthorn Plus: Gracie Russell, Prescott

Champion Simmental: Josh Hellmann, Ryan

Reserve Champion Simmental: Abby Bravard, Jefferson

Champion Crossbred Division 1: Macey Goretska, Corydon

Reserve Champion Crossbred Division 1: Jonathan Roettger, Dysart

Champion Crossbred Division 2: McKlain Jorgensen, Guthrie Center

Reserve Champion Crossbred Division 2: Tairk Goken, Dysart

Champion Crossbred Division 3: Kennedy Core, Pleasantville

Reserve Champion Crossbred Division 3: Mollie McCulloh, DeWitt

The Grand and Reserve Champion Market Beef, along with 14 other livestock champions, will be auctioned in the prestigious Sale of Champions on Saturday, August 16, at 2 p.m. in the Penningroth Media Center of the Putney Family Cattle Barn. The event is sponsored by the Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement, a non-profit organization established to encourage the pursuit of agriculture-related careers by Iowa's youth.

4-H and FFA Youth Compete in Iowa State Fair Dairy Cattle Show

DES MOINES, IA (08/13/2014)(readMedia)-- Forty-one exhibitors showed 114 head in the Youth Dairy Cattle show judged Saturday at the 2014 Iowa State Fair. Tanner Mashek of Calmar was named the Supreme FFA Exhibitor.

Breed division winners in the Youth Dairy Cattle show included:

AYRSHIRE

Junior Champion: Kaleb Kruse, Dyersville

Junior Reserve Champion: Presley Bushman, Fort Atkinson

Senior Champion: Ashley Bushman, Calmar

Senior Reserve Champion: Kaleb Kruse, Dyersville

Grand Champion: Ashley Bushman, Calmar

Reserve Grand Champion: Kaleb Kruse, Dyersville

BROWN SWISS

Junior Champion: Rachel Hefel, Epworth

Junior Reserve Champion: Rachel Hefel, Epworth

Senior Champion: Beth Lett, Wilton

Senior Reserve Champion: MaKenzie Wagener, DeWitt

Grand Champion: Beth Lett: Wilton

Reserve Grand Champion: MaKenzie Wagener, DeWitt

MILKING SHORTHORN

Junior Champion: Madison Gibbs, Earlville

Junior Reserve Champion: Megan Bushman, Calmar

Senior Champion: Halie Gruenwold, Lost Nation

Senior Reserve Champion: Ryne Gruenwold, Lost Nation

Grand Champion: Halie Gruenwold, Lost Nation

Reserve Grand Champion: Ryne Gruenwold, Lost Nation

GUERNSEY

Junior Champion: Leslie Sivesind, Waukon

Junior Reserve Champion: Megan Bushman, Calmar

Senior Champion: Landon Sivesind, Waukon

Senior Reserve Champion: Dana Sickles, Marengo

Grand Champion: Landon Sivesind, Waukon

Reserve Grand Champion: Dana Sickles, Marengo

JERSEY

Junior Champion: Cole Kruse, Dyersville

Junior Reserve Champion: Cole Kruse, Dyersville

Senior Champion: Cole Kruse, Dyersville

Senior Reserve Champion: Ashley Bushman, Calmar

Grand Champion: Cole Kruse, Dyersville

Reserve Grand Champion: Ashley Bushman, Calmar

HOLSTEIN

Junior Champion: Shawn Banowetz, Charlotte

Junior Reserve Champion: Riley Demmer, Peosta

Junior Honorable Mention: Ryne Gruenwold, Lost Nation

Senior Champion: Royce Demmer, Peosta

Senior Reserve Champion: Michael Lyons, Castalia

Senior Honorable Mention: Blake Courtney, Ridgeway

Grand Champion: Royce Demmer, Peosta

Reserve Grand Champion: Michael Lyons, Castalia

SHOWMANSHIP

Grand Champion Junior: Carter Kruse, Dyersville

Reserve Champion Junior: Ryne Gruenwold, Lost Nation

Grand Champion Intermediate: Rachel Hefel, Epworth

Reserve Champion Intermediate: Cole Kruse, Dyersville

Grand Champion Senior: Landon Sivesind, Waukon

Reserve Champion Senior: Royce Demmer, Peosta

Fabulous FFA Farm Crops Wow Judges at Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES, IA (08/13/2014)(readMedia)-- Sixty-one FFA members displayed 364 exhibits in the Farm Crops contest judged Thursday at the 2014 Iowa State Fair.

Complete results below:

Field Crops

Champion: Megan Striegel, What Cheer

Reserve Champion: Celina Young, Waverly

Popcorn

Champion: Dylan Schrock, Kalona

Reserve Champion: Mark Pfantz, State Center

Small Grains, Legumes and Special Crops

Champion: Ragen Maloy, Ottumwa

Reserve Champion: Rachel Maloy, Ottumwa

Soybeans

Champion: Celina Young, Waverly

Reserve Champion: Trevor Stevenson, Wheatland

Sheaf Grains

Champion: Celina Young, Waverly

Reserve Champion: Morgan Diedrich, DeWitt

Forages, Grasses and Legumes

Champion: Megan Striegel, What Cheer

Reserve Champion: Cheyenne Swinton, Shell Rock

Crop Display

Champion: Sean Owens, Oskaloosa

Reserve Champion: Dylan Schrock, Kalona

Premier Exhibit Award

Champion: Celina Young, Waverly

Reserve Champion: Dylan Schrock, Kalona

Sweepstakes Trophy

Champion: Celina Young, Waverly

Reserve Champion: Morgan Diedrich, DeWitt

"Nothing Compares" to the 2014 Iowa State Fair, August 7-17. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University Avenue, just 10 minutes east of downtown Des Moines, and are open 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. each day of the Fair. Exhibit hours may vary. For more information, call 800/545-FAIR or visit iowastatefair.org.

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