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Area 4-H Members Bring Home Awards from State Fair

Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 6:21 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel

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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:

Beef -

Angus Chamption – Riley Sieren of Washington

Maine-Anjou Reserve Chamption – Kori McLaughlin of Mediapolis

Swine -

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