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Neighbors Growing Together | Sep 2, 2014

Beef show today

County Fair will wrap up Friday
By David Hotle | Jul 17, 2014
Photo by: Aaron Viner Chase Berg, son of Jenny Berg and Chris Berg, participates in the Pedal Pull at the Washington County Fair on Wednesday afternoon. Participants pulled a set amount of weight, depending on age, as far as possible in the competition.

With the market beef show and Pride of Iowa coming up later today, the 2014 Washington County Fair is beginning to wind down. The last day of the fair will be Friday.
On Tuesday, Jennie Greene of Horse and Pony Club won champion senior showmanship at halter during the annual horse and pony show. Spencer Schulty of Mid-Prairie FFA was reserve. In the champion intermediate showmanship at halter class, Olivia Nisly of Horse and Pony Club was champion and Austin Stalder of Horse and Pony Club was reserve. In the junior showmanship at halter competition, Georgia Nisly of Horse and Pony Club was champion and Erica McDowell of Horse and Pony Club was reserve. Mason Wiles of Limecreek Limelights showed the champion halter pony while Stalder showed the reserve.
Schulty showed the champion halter horse and Haylie Trowbridge of Good Luck showed the reserve. Jessica Schoonover of Horse and Pony Club showed the champion trail performance – level 1 and Madison Ross of Horse and Pony Club showed the reserve. Schulty showed the champion trail performance level 2 and Greene had the reserve. Alyssa McDowell of Horse and Pony Club showed the champion walk-trot first-year member pony, while Brayton Anderson of Horse and Pony Club showed the champion walk-trot first-year member horse and Trowbridge was reserve. Greene won the champion prize for walk-trot second-year member and Chelsea Bowlin of Mid-Prairie FFA was reserve. Megan Arps of Horse and Pony Club won the western pleasure pony level 1 contest. Alexandria Gerot of Horse and Pony Club won the level 2 class and Anna Pence of Horse and Pony Club was reserve. Georgia Nisly of Horse and Pony Club won the champion western pleasure horse level 1 and Schoonover was reserve. Schulty showed the champion western pleasure horse level 2 and Bowlin showed the reserve.
In the champion western horsemanship level 2 contest, Nisly was named champion and Greene reserve. In the champion western horsemanship level 1 contest, Lexi Black of Horse and Pony Club was champion and Madison Ross of Horse and Pony Club was reserve. Nisly won the champion English pleasure class and Megan Arps of Horse and Pony Club was reserve. Katlyn Kreutz of Horse and Pony Club won the champion 2-wheel cart with pony and Mason Wiles of Limecreek Limelights was reserve. Greene won the champion stock horse class. Wiles won the champion liberty class and Staulder was reserve. Greene won the pole bending contest and Schoonover was reserve. Greene also won the barrel race and Schoonover was reserve.
In the foundation beef herd show Tuesday Riley Sieren of Limecreek Livewires showed the champion and reserve breeding beef and won senior showmanship. Kristine Thomann of Riverside Ramblers won the intermediate showmanship class and Kellie Dallmeyer of Washington Hustlers won junior showmanship. Connor Eichelberger of Crooked Creek showed the champion commercial yearling heifer and Macy Marek of Jackson Jets showed the reserve.
Grady Yeggy of Riverside Ramblers showed the champion cow with calf. Sydney Black of highlanders showed the champion produce of former heifer project. Leah Evans of Washington Go-Getters showed the champion bucket bottle heifer. Sieren showed the champion angus heifer and the reserve. Makenzi Marek of Jackson Jets showed the champion red angus yearling and Leah Evans of Washington Go-Getters showed the reserve. Leah Marek of Jackson Jets showed the champion Hereford heifer and Jack Carter of Jackson Jets showed the reserve. Grady Yeggy of Riverside Ramblers showed the champion black Hereford heifer and Derick Sandburg of Highlanders had the reserve. Keiffer Sexton of Highlanders showed the champion shorthorn heifer and Black showed the reserve. Beau Stutzman of Limecreek Livewires showed the champion shorthorn plus yearling heifer.
Brett Wright of Good Luck showed the champion charolais yearling. Thomann showed the champion Simmental yearling and Cody Mellinger of Bows & Bullets showed the reserve. Kyle Thomann of Riverside Ramblers showed the champion foundation Simmental heifer and Tanner Knupp of Washington Go-Getters showed the reserve. Sieren showed the champion maintainer yearling heifer and Eichelberger showed the reserve. Sexton showed the champion chianna Yearling.
In the poultry show, the intermediate/senior showmanship prize went to Jonah Van Roekel of Kalona Klassics and champion junior showmanship went to Olivia Pacha of Jackson Jets. The grand champion overall poultry was Hiller. Josh Leonard of Bows & Bullets won the rooster crowing contest.
Gabe Greiner of Franklin Cubs won the champion and reserve turkey. Hiller won the champion production pen of 3 egg layers class and Van Roekel was reserve. Greiner won the champion single egg layer and Lona Farrier of Crooked Creek was reserve. Anna Duwa of 76 progressives won the champion standardized production broilers pen of 3 and Hunter Schultz of Washington Go-Getters was reserve champion. Greiner won the champion fancy, exotic hobby bantam-type breed and Darren Rickheim-Hiller of Crooked Creek was reserve. Rickheim-Hiller also won champion fancy exotic, larger breed and Hiller was reserve champion. Rickheim-Hiller won the champion duck class and Rob Taylor of Jackson Jets was reserve. Rickheim-Hiller won the champion goose class and Hiller was reserve

The fair continues today.
Thursday, July 17
4-7 p.m. Little Hands on the Farm – Round Barn
4-7 p.m. 4-H Shooting Sports archery booth
5 p.m. Pride of Iowa – basement
6 p.m. Iowa 4-H 2014 Hall of Fame Presentation and Presentation of State Fair Plaques

Friday, July 18
TBA Load out pigs
6 – 8:30 a.m. Release of livestock
7 – 9 a.m. Farm Bureau free breakfast for buyers and 4-H families
8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Release of non-livestock exhibits
9 a.m. Livestock auction
8 – 10:30 p.m. Teen dance (Eighth – 12th graders) — County Council Pavilion.

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