The last few days of the Iowa State Fair were successful for area 4-H members. There were two winners in the Breeding Beef category. Three members performed well in the swine division and one member brought home an award for exhibiting sheep.
Having an item to be chosen for show at the State Fair is an honor says Amy Green, Washington County 4-H/Youth Coordinator. The state fair started on the ninth and wrapped up Sunday.
A listing of awards received are:
Angus Chamption – Riley Sieren of Washington
Maine-Anjou Reserve Chamption – Kori McLaughlin of Mediapolis
Championship Bershire Gilt – Grant Marek of Riverside
Reserve Champion Chester White Gilt – Logan Sieren of Keota
Reserve Champion Spotted Gilt – Katelyn Orr of Mediapolis
Purebred 4-H Sheep -
Other Meat Breeds Champion – Jonah Van Roekel of Wellman