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Green County youth fare well at state fair
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MONROE - More than 90 4-H and FFA Youth from Green County participated in animal projects or youth expo activities Aug. 3-13 at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair in West Allis. Those who placed in the top 10 are listed below: Beef: Alexa Bader, Young Americans 4-H, 2nd place, Late Junior Yearling Heifer, any other high percentage; 4th place, Beef Showmanship, 14-year-olds; Aspen Bader, Young Americans 4-H, 2nd place, Late Junior Yearling Heifer, Hereford Reserve Champion Junior yearling Heifer, Hereford Reserve Grand Champion Female, 1st place, Market Crossbred Steer; Samantha Ellefson, Young Americans 4-H, 2nd place, Early Junior Yearling Heifer, Found Simmental; Taylor Gerlach, Brodhead FFA, 1st place, Junior Heifer Calf, Angus Champion Junior Heifer Calf, Angus Champion B&O Junior Heifer Calf, Angus, 3rd place, Intermediate Yearling Heifer, Angus, 1st place, Commercial Heifer, Champion Commercial Heifer; Madelyn Huschitt, Black Hawk FFA, 2nd place, Late Jr. Yearling Heifer, any other low percentage, 2nd place, Beef Showmanship, 15-year-olds; Madison Katzenberger, WI Junior Hereford Association, 3rd place, Junior Heifer Calf, Hereford, 3rd place, Late Junior Yearling Heifer, Hereford; Bryce Montgomery, Browntown Busy Beavers 4-H, 5th place, Market Crossbreed Steer; McKenzie Montgomery, Browntown Busy Beavers 4-H, 1st place, Market Crossbreed Steer Dairy: Sarah Blumer, Monticello FFA, 6th place, Dairy Showmanship, 14-year-olds, 2nd place, Fall Heifer Calf, Guernsey; Ellie Eichelkraut, York 4-H, 8th place, Winter Heifer Calf, Holstein; Deven Gilson, York 4-H, 18th place, Winter Heifer Calf, Holstein; Alexis Graber, WI Junior Holstein Breeders, 3rd place, Fall Calf, Holstein; Brett Groebner, Browntown Busy Beavers 4-H, 7th place, Dairy Showmanship, 12-year-olds, 1st place, Winter Heifer Calf, Milking Shorthorn, Reserve Champion Calf, Milking Shorthorn, Champion B&O Calf, Milking Shorthorn, 1st place, Spring yearling Heifer, Milking Shorthorn, Reserve Champion yearling Heifer, Milking Shorthorn, Champion B&O yearling Heifer, Milking Shorthorn, Grand Champion B&O Heifer, Milking Shorthorn, 1st place, Junior Cow, two years, Milking Shorthorn, Reserve Grand Champion Cow, Milking Shorthorn; Ashley Judd, New Glarus FFA, 8th place, Spring Heifer Calf, Holstein, 21st place, Fall Calf, Holstein; Clayton Mahlkuch, Juda Jolly Juniors 4-H, 12th place, Dairy Showmanship, 17-year-olds, 12th place, Summer Yearling Heifer, Holstein, 11th place, Winter Yearling Heifer, Holstein; Cole Mahlkuch, Juda Jolly Juniors 4-H, 2nd place, Dairy Showmanship, 16-year-olds, 1st place, Winter Yearling Heifer, Brown Swiss, Reserve Champion B&O yearling Heifer, Brown Swiss, Reserve Grand Champion B&O Heifer, Brown Swiss, 2nd place, Summer Yearling Heifer, Holstein; Aaron Makos, Spring Grove Honest Workers 4-H, 16th place, Dairy Showmanship, 13-year-olds, 20th place, Fall Calf, Holstein; Marley Malkow, Albany FFA, 17th place, Fall Heifer Calf, Brown Swiss, 1st place, Cow in Milk, 5 years, Brown Swiss, Reserve Grand Champion Cow, Brown Swiss; Averey Marean, Juda Jolly Juniors 4-H, 2nd place, Spring Heifer Calf, Brown Swiss, 3rd place, Winter Heifer Calf, Brown Swiss; Brett Marean, Juda Jolly Juniors 4-H, 11th place, Winter Heifer Calf, Brown Swiss, 7th place, Summer Yearling Heifer, Brown Swiss; Brian McCullough, Juda FFA, 17th place, Dairy Showmanship, 15-year-olds, 20th place, Fall Calf, Holstein, 18th place, Fall Yearling Heifer, Holstein; Rachel McCullough, Juda FFA, 1st place, Summer Yearling Heifer, Holstein, 7th place, Fall Yearling Heifer, Holstein; Austin Nimtz, New Glarus 4-H, 15th place, Fall Calf, Holstein; Lindsey Pence, Monticello FFA, 10th place, Summer Yearling Heifer, Brown Swiss, 21st place, Spring Yearling Heifer, Holstein; Haley Reeson, York 4-H, 13th place, Dairy Showmanship, 19-year-olds, 4th place, Fall Heifer Calf, Brown Swiss, 3rd place, Summer Yearling Heifer, Brown Swiss; Natalie Roe, WI Junior Brown Swiss Association, 17th place, Dairy Showmanship, 14-year-olds, 6th place, Spring Heifer Calf, Brown Swiss, 4th place, Spring Yearling Heifer, Brown Swiss; Kalee Schaefer, Browntown Busy Beavers 4-H, 2nd place, Spring Heifer Calf, Milking Shorthorn, 1st place, Winter Yearling Heifer, Milking Shorthorn, Champion Yearling Heifer, Milking Shorthorn, Reserve Grand Champion Heifer, Milking Shorthorn, 1st place, Cow in Milk, four years, Milking Shorthorn, Grand Champion Cow, Milking Shorthorn; Ian Schwartzlow, Washington Center 4-H, 6th place, Dairy Showmanship, 12-year-olds, 12th place Spring Heifer Calf, Holstein, 14th place, Winter Heifer Calf, Holstein; Ryan Smith, Monticello FFA, 6th place, Dairy Showmanship, 19-year-olds, 1st place, Junior Cow in Milk, 3 years, Holstein, 2nd place, Cow in Milk, six years, Holstein, 6th place, Spring Yearling Heifer, Red & White Holstein Swine: Bethany Drafall, Next Generation 4-H, 8th place, Market Barrow Showmanship, 13-year-olds, 4th place, Market Berkshire Barrow, 4th place, Market Spotted Barrow; Abby Klahn, Oregon FFA, 5th place, Market Barrow Showmanship, 18-year-olds, 7th place, Market Crossbred Barrow, 5th place, Market Hampshire Barrow; Gabrielle Klahn, Dayton Dairylanders 4-H, 1st place, Crossbred Gilt, 3rd place, Swine Gilt Showmanship, 12-year-olds, 4th place, Market Barrow Showmanship, 12-year-olds, 5th place, Market Crossbred Barrow; Montana Klahn, Oregon FFA, 2nd place, Market Barrow Showmanship, 15-year-olds, 2nd place, Market Crossbred Barrow, 2rd place, Market Duroc Barrow; Kelsey Klitzman, Wisconsin Show Pig Association, 2nd place, Swine Gilt Showmanship, 18-year-olds, 5th place, Junior Gilt, Duroc, 2nd place, Junior Gilt, Hampshire, 2nd place, Junior Gilt, Yorkshire, Reserve Grand Champion Breed Gilt, Yorkshire, 2nd place, Market Barrow Showmanship, 18-year-olds, 6th place, Market Crossbred Barrow, 1st place, Market Duroc Barrow Sheep: Kaitlyn Dunphy, Albany FFA, 6th place, Market Natural Colored Lamb, 7th place, Market Natural Colored Lamb; Madelyn Huschitt, Blackhawk FFA, 8th place, Market Natural Colored Lamb; Mia Jackson, Blackhawk FFA, 7th place, Market Crossbred Lamb; Jacen Wilinski, New Glarus FFA, 2nd place, Spring Ewe Lamb, Hampshire, 4th place, Yearling Ewe, Suffolk, 4th place, Ram lamb, Wether type, 2nd place, Breeding Sheep Showmanship, 18-year-olds, 5th place, Market Crossbred Lamb, 10th place, Market Shropshire Lamb Goats: Samantha Holmstrom, New Glarus 4-H, 8th place, 13-36 mo. plus, Boer fullblood doe, 2nd place, Mature Doe, Boer, 4th place, Senior Yearling Doe Not in Milk, Toggenburg, 7th place, Milker, greater than 2 years less than 4, Toggenburg, 6th place, Goat Showmanship, 15-year-olds Rabbits: Emily Makos, Spring Grove Honest Workers 4-H, 1st place, Broken Senior Doe, New Zealand, 1st place, BOV, New Zealand, 1st place, White 6/8 Buck, New Zealand, 1st place, White Junior Doe, New Zealand, 3rd place, Senior Doe, Californian, 1st place, 6/8 Doe, Californian, 1st place, Junior Buck, Californian, 1st place, Junior Doe, Californian, 1st place, BOB, Californian, 1st place, BOS, Californian, 3rd place, Meat Pen, 1st place, Single Fryer, 2nd place, Single Fryer, 3rd place, Single Fryer, 4th place, Single Fryer, 1st place Roaster, 3rd place, Roaster, 4th place, Stewer, 6th place, Stewer, 7th place, Stewer, 8th place, Stewer, 2nd place, Fur Breed, Californian, 3rd place, Fur Breed, Californian, 4th place, Fur Breed, Californian, 1st place, Colored Fur Breed, New Zealand, 5th place, White Fur Breed, New Zealand, 6th place, Rabbit Showmanship, 14-year-olds Poultry: Audrey Ischi, Cheese Country Clovers 4-H, 2nd place, Asiatic-LF, any Brahma Pullet, 1st place, Asiatic-LF, RBV, 2nd place, any Medium Duck, Young Female, 1st place, any Medium Duck, RBV, 1st place, Reserve Best of Breed Medium Duck, 1st place, All Other Recog.