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DAIRY WINNERS: Nearly 600 exhibitors who participated in the Junior Dairy and Junior Dairy Goat shows at the 2018 Wisconsin State Fair were honored with a celebration during the fair.

Junior dairy exhibitors recognized at Wisconsin State Fair

Michael Moede of Kewaunee County showed the supreme champion cow.

The Dairyland Youth Celebration held at the Wisconsin State Fair celebrated the accomplishments of the nearly 600 exhibitors who participated in the Junior Dairy and Junior Dairy Goat shows at the 2018 state fair.

The supreme champion cow of the 2018 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Dairy Show was the champion Red and White cow, Mead-Manor Def Adeline-Red, exhibited by Michael Moede of Kewaunee County. Moede received a $1,000 cash prize made possible through the support of Dairyland Youth Celebration sponsors.

The reserve supreme champion cow of the Junior Dairy Show was the champion Holstein cow, Butlerview GC Awesome, exhibited by Grady Wendorf of Dodge County. Wendorf received a $1,000 cash prize.

The supreme champion heifer was the champion Red and White, Siemers Avch Greeter-Red, exhibited by Vanessa Roberts of Manitowoc County. Roberts received a $500 cash prize.

The reserve supreme champion heifer was the champion Holstein, Tombeth Ettakaw-ET, exhibited by Sarah Kearns of Crawford County. Kearns received a $500 cash prize.

The supreme champion showperson of the 2018 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Dairy Show was 17-year-old Ashley Hagenow of Columbia County. Hagenow received a $1,000 cash prize.

The Best Doe in the Show from the 2018 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Dairy Goat Show was exhibited by Lexi Olsen of Rock County, while the supreme champion showperson was 19-year-old Lyndsay Fenner of Sheboygan County. Each received a $1,000 cash prize.

These exhibitors received a $1,000 cash prize for their champion cow:

• Ayrshire exhibited by Brynn Emery, Jefferson County
• Brown Swiss exhibited by Matthew Thompson, Lafayette County
• Guernsey exhibited by Kate Nuttleman, LaCrosse County
• Jersey exhibited by Noah Bilz, Marathon County
• Milking Shorthorn exhibited by Kalee Schaefer, Lafayette County

These exhibitors received a $500 cash prize for their champion heifer:

• Ayrshire exhibited by Lydia Rasmussen, Shawano County
• Brown Swiss exhibited by Otis Johnson, Rock County
• Guernsey exhibited by Breanna Fritsch, Shawano County
• Jersey exhibited by Alleah Anderson, Barron County
• Milking Shorthorn exhibited by Brett Groebner, Lafayette County

Additionally, Andis clippers were awarded to the reserve champion heifer, champion bred and owned heifer, reserve champion bred and owned heifer, champion bred and owned cow, reserve champion bred and owned cow, and reserve champion cow of each breed.

Each of these individuals received show supplies, provided by Nasco, for being the top showperson in their age group in the Junior Dairy Show.

• 12-year-old Cole Sarbacker, Dane County
• 13-year-old Ava Endres, Dane County
• 14-year-old Aaliyah Borchert, Wood County
• 15-year-old Sarah Hagenow, Columbia County
• 16-year-old Kylie Nickels, Dodge County
• 17-year-old Ashley Hagenow, Columbia County
• 18-year-old Shanelle Borth, Pierce County
• 19-year-old Benjamin Buske, Dodge County

Dairy goat awards
Exhibitors from the 2018 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Dairy Goat Show were also recognized during the Dairyland Youth Celebration.

Each of these exhibitors received Andis clippers for their champion junior doe:

• Alpine exhibited by Levi Dulmes, Sheboygan County
• LaMancha exhibited by Gretchen Kelley, LaCrosse County
• Nigerian Dwarf exhibited by Macy Borreson, LaCrosse County
• Nubian exhibited by Naleah Nerby, LaCrosse County
• Oberhasli exhibited by Aubrey Carroll Sheboygan County
• Recorded Grade exhibited by Kristine Mumm, Rock County
• Saanen exhibited by Levi Dulmes, Sheboygan County
• Sable exhibited by Brooke Brady, Waukesha County
• Toggenburg exhibited by Morgan Cooper, Fond du Lac County

Each of these exhibitors received a clippers from Andis, as well as a $100 cash prize from the Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board, for their grand champion doe:

• Alpine exhibited by Lexi Olsen, Rock County
• LaMancha exhibited by Josie Stringfield, Dodge County
• Nigerian Dwarf exhibited by Lyndsay Fenner, Sheboygan County
• Nubian exhibited by Naleah Nerby, LaCrosse County
• Oberhasli exhibited by Levi Dulmes, Sheboygan County
• Recorded Grade exhibited by Lexi Olsen, Rock County
• Saanen exhibited by Jaxon Dooley, Rock County
• Sable exhibited by Caleb Considine, Columbia County
• Toggenburg exhibited by Taelyn Smith, Waukesha County

Scholarship and award winners
Other youth recognized during the Dairyland Youth Celebration included the Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board $1,000 Scholarship recipients: Carmen Haack, Algoma; Erica Helmer, Plymouth; Brandon Strupp, Hartford; Stephanie Thiel, Plymouth; Casey Waite, Janesville; and Colin Wussow, Cecil.

The James W. Crowley Leadership Award winners were: Ashley Hagenow, Columbia County (scholarship recipient); Colin Wussow, Shawano County (scholarship recipient); Jared Zutz, Manitowoc County (scholarship recipient); Kelli Marschall, Barron County (Al Schultz Dairy Science Scholarship recipient); Lily Charapata, Marinette County; Marie Haase, Polk County; Serenity Hetke, Rusk County; Hannah Nelson, St. Croix County; Kylie Nickels, Dodge County; Austin Raymond, St. Croix County; Mitchell Schroepfer, Langlade County; James Stille, Outagamie County; Emily Udulutch, Waukesha County; Colin Uecker, Jefferson County; and Collin Wille, Barron County.

The John Klossner Award went to Erica Helmer, Sheboygan County.

The Dairy Knowledge Masters were: judging contest winner Erica Helmer, Sheboygan County; skillathon contest winner Erica Helmer, Sheboygan County; quiz contest winner Kelli Marschall, Barron County; and communications contest winner Carmen Haack, Kewaunee County.

1. Carmen Haack, Kewaunee County
2. Erica Helmer, Sheboygan County
3. Alyssa Seitz, Outagamie County
4. Geneva Nunes, Chippewa County
5. Mikayla Peper, Polk County

The Dairy Goat Knowledge Masters were: judging contest winner Caitlyn Engelbrecht, Manitowoc County; skillathon contest winner Shelby Tone, Dane County; quiz contest winner Naleah Nerby, LaCrosse County; communications contest winner Mason Spencer, Rock County; and industry interview contest winner Helayna Nerby, LaCrosse County.

1. Mason Spencer, Rock County
2. Shelby Tone, Dane County
3. Naleah Nerby, LaCrosse County
4. Kimberly Van Donsel, Kewaunee County
5. Lyndsay Fenner, Sheboygan County

The AgSource production winners were:

• Ayrshire, Brynn Emery, Jefferson County
• Brown Swiss, Dylan Herbrand, Dane County
• Guernsey, Olivia Holzman, St. Croix County
• Holstein, Carly Strauss, Jefferson County
• Jersey, Hannah Ullom, Dunn County
• Milking Shorthorn, Nickolas Giovan, Washington County
• Red and White, Carmen Haack, Kewaunee County

Source: Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board

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