I attended the 13th Annual IA-MN Youth Dairy Show last Saturday in Sibley. Judge Darrel Rennich from South Dakota evaluated 88 head from 48 exhibitors.
Iowa winners included:
Reserve Junior Champion Brown Swiss, Adam Hansmann, Boyden
Junior Champion Holstein, Jonathan Krogman, Ashton
Junior Champion Jersey, Logan Knapp, Larchwood
Reserve Junior Champion Jersey, Angie Knapp, Larchwood
Grand and Reserve Champion Brown Swiss, Adam Hansmann, Boyden
Reserve Grand Champion Holstein, Avery Zylstra, Ashton
Grand Champion Jersey, Hailey Godbersen, George
Reserve Champion Jersey, Nathan Knapp, Larchwood
Intermediate Showmanship, Jonathan Krogman, Ashton
Senior Showmanship, Adam Hansmann, Boyden
I enjoyed visiting with new breeders and some familiar folks including long-time Brown Swiss breeder Galen Fick. Also attending was Carl and Jan Aschoff from West Point, NE. They are long-time managers the Nebraska Cream of the Crop Dairy Show in June each year.