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Wisconsin State Fair junior dairy exhibitors recognized

Wisconsin State Fair junior dairy exhibitors recognized
Winners receive cash prizes, scholarships, clippers

The Dairyland Youth Celebration celebrated the accomplishments of the more than 600 exhibitors who participated in the junior dairy and junior dairy goat shows at the 2016 Wisconsin State Fair. Each winner received a cash prize made possible through the generous support of Dairyland Youth Celebration sponsors.

The supreme champion cow of the Wisconsin State Fair Junior Dairy Show was the champion Holstein cow – Maple Wood Windhammer Elegance – exhibited by Whitney Ebert of Kewaunee County. Ebert received a $1,000 cash prize.

The reserve supreme champion cow was the champion Jersey cow – Boddens Rosland – exhibited by Ben Buske of Dodge County. Buske received a $1,000 cash prize.

PRODUCTION AWARD WINNERS: Wisconsin State Fair Junior Dairy Show Production Award winners were recognized by AgSource during the Dairyland Youth Celebration held Aug. 7 at state fair. From left are Ann O’Leary, Alice in Dairyland; Kenzie Emery, Jefferson County, Ayrshire Production Award; Paul Grulke, Dodge County, Holstein Production Award; Olivia Brandenburg, Jefferson County, Brown Swiss and Jersey Production Awards; Jenna Langrehr, La Crosse County, Guernsey Production Award; Danielle Warmka, Dodge County, Red and White Production Award; Angie Coburn, AgSource vice president of dairy operations and Gloria Kesler, Wisconsin Fairest of the Fairs.

The supreme champion heifer was the junior champion Jersey – Brandervale Naughty Nostalgia – exhibited by Shelby Ostrom of Brown County. Ostrom received a $500 cash prize.

The reserve supreme champion heifer was the junior champion Holstein – Craig-Kro Hammer Jammer – exhibited by Jenifer Krull of Shawano County. Krull received a $500 cash prize.

The Supreme Champion Showperson was 18-year-old Karlee Ketelboeter of Dane County. Ketelboeter received a $1,000 cash prize.

The Best Doe in the Show, representing the Wisconsin Junior Dairy Goat Show, was exhibited by Esther Considine of Columbia County, while the Supreme Champion Showperson of the Junior Dairy Goat Show was 19-year-old Rebecca Shilts of Rock County. Each received a $1,000 cash prize.

Other exhibitors receiving a $1,000 cash prize are:

• Champion Ayrshire Cow: Grand View Burdette Dime

Exhibitor: Kenzie Emery, Jefferson County

• Champion Brown Swiss Cow: Random Luck B Tea Rose

Exhibitor: Allison Thompson, Lafayette County

• Champion Guernsey Cow: Adams Creek Prada Macy

Exhibitor: Alyssa Nuttleman, LaCrosse County

• Champion Milking Shorthorn Cow: Maple Fudge of 12 Oaks

Exhibitor: Carley Krull, Jefferson County

• Champion Red & White Cow: Rosedale 2 Hot 2 Handle-Red-ET

Exhibitor: Carley Krull, Jefferson County

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

Other exhibitors receiving a $500 cash prize:

• Junior champion Ayrshire: Dream-On Burdette Satin

Exhibitor: Alexis Diemel, Outagamie County

• Junior champion Brown Swiss: Cutting Edge S Willow

Exhibitor: Madeline Mahlum, LaCrosse County

• Junior champion Guernsey: Adams Creek AP Bianca

Exhibitor: Kate Nuttleman, LaCrosse County

Junior Champion Milking Shorthorn: Heavenly Zippy

Exhibitor: Averey Marean, Green County

• Junior Champion Red & White: Siemers Cntdr Lauryn-Red

Exhibitor: Brooke Roberts, Manitowoc County

• Dairy goat exhibitors receiving a $100 cash prize:

• Champion Alpine – exhibited by Rachael Leystra, Columbia County

• Champion Nigerian Dwarf – exhibited by Lyndsay Fenner, Sheboygan County

• Champion Nubian – exhibited by Naleah Nerby, LaCrosse County

• Champion Oberhasli – exhibited by Levi Dulmes, Sheboygan County

• Champion Recorded Grade – exhibited by Hannah Vanthournout, Rock County

• Champion Saanen – exhibited by Joseline Stringfield, Columbia County

• Champion Sable – exhibited by Adeline Considine, Columbia County

• Champion Toggenburg – exhibited by Rebecca Shilts, Rock County

Other exhibitors recognized during the Dairyland Youth Celebration included:

Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board $1,000 Scholarship recipients

• Ashley Bergsbaken, Bonduel

• Meikah Dado, Amery

• Kyle Karlen, Owen

• Mariah Martin, Brooklyn

• Emma Olstad, Stoughton

• Brooke Trustem, Evansville

James W. Crowley Leadership Award finalists

• Meikah Dado, Polk County – scholarship recipient

• Courtney Moser, Vernon County – scholarship recipient

• Samantha Schuessler, Langlade County – scholarship recipient

• Amber Anderson, Washburn County

• Rachel Coyne, Pierce County

• Allissa Frisle, Barron County

• Ashley Hagenow, Columbia County

• Erica Helmer, Sheboygan County

• Kalista Hodorff, Fond du Lac County

• Jillian Jensen, Polk County

• Carley Krull, Jefferson County

• Emma Olstad, Dane County

• Haley Reeson, Green County

• Gunnar Rielly, Lafayette County

• Lindsey Sarbacker Dane County

Dairy Premier Exhibitor Contest winners

• Judging – Elise Bleck, Sheboygan County

• Quiz – Mason Jauquet, Shawano County

• Skillathon – Kristen Broege, Rock County

1 – Elise Bleck, Sheboygan County

2 – Mason Jauquet, Shawano County

3 – Danielle Warmka, Dodge County

4 – Kelli Marschall, Barron County

5 – Abigail Solum, Barron

6 – McKenna Coffeen, Brown County

7 – Samuel Minch, Wood County

8 – Kristen Broege, Rock County

9 – Abigail Martin, Rock County

10 – Geneva Nunes, Chippewa County

Dairy Goat Premier Exhibitor Contest winners

Judging – Hannah Vanthournhout, Rock County

Quiz – Mason Spencer, Rock County

Skillathon – Kimberly Van Donsel, Kewaunee County

1 – Mason Spencer, Rock County

2 – Brooke Cooper, Fond du Lac County

3 – Rebecca Shilts, Rock County

4 – Lyndsay Fenner, Sheboygan County

5 – Kimberly Van Donsel, Kewaunee County

6 – Johnna Kite, Racine County

7 – Esther Considine, Columbia County

8 – Alexandria Bachmann, Sheboygan County

9 – Joey Slack, Walworth County

10 – Helayna Nerby, LaCrosse County

Production Winners

• Aryshire – Kenzie Emery, Jefferson County

• Brown Swiss – Olivia Bradenburg, Jefferson County

• Guernsey – Jenna Langrehr, LaCrosse County

• Holstein – Paul Grulke, Dodge County

• Jersey – Olivia Bradenburg, Jefferson County

• Red & White – Danielle Warmka, Dodge County

Showmanship winners

Each of these individuals received a gift basket provided by Nasco.

• 12-year-old – Aaliyah Borchert, Wood County

• 13-year-old – Lauren Siemers, Manitowoc County

• 14-year-old – Cole Booth, Sheboygan County

• 15-year-old – Ashley Hagenow, Columbia County

• 16-year-old – Rachel McCullough, Green County

• 17-year-old – Emma Olstad, Dane County

• 18-year-old – Karlee Ketelboeter, Dane County

• 19-year-old – Ben Powers, Dunn County

Education Display Winners

Each of these counties received a $200, $150 or $100 cash prize from the Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board.

Large County

1 – Sheboygan County

2 – Wood County

3 – Green County

4 – Sauk County

5 – Barron County

6 – Kewaunee County

7 – Polk County

8 – Shawano County

9 – Monroe County

10 – Lafayette County

Small County

1 – Brown County

2 – Clark County

3 – Juneau County

4 – Chippewa County

5 – Columbia County

6 – Walworth County

7 – Outagamie County

8 – Manitowoc County

9 – Pierce County

10 – St. Croix County

Dairy Goat

1 – Kewaunee County

2 – Racine County

3 – Columbia County

Great Northern Cup recipient

Kristen Broege, Rock County

George Barlass Award recipient

Logan Voigts, Lafayette County

Herdsmanship Winners – Dairy

Large County

1 – Barron County

2 – Kewaunee County

3 – Polk County

4 – Dane County (TIE)

4 – Sheboygan County (TIE)

6 – Wood County

7 – Waukesha County

8 – Rock County

9 – Shawano County

10 – Green County

Small County

1 – Clark County

2 – Crawford County

3 – Monroe County

4 – Washburn County

5 – Manitowoc County

6 – Chippewa County

7 – Pierce County

8 – St. Croix County

9 – Fond du Lac County

10 – Vernon County

Production Award winners

AgSource recognized the show's production award winners. The cow with the highest combined fat and protein production for her breed was named the champion production award winner.

Kenzie Emery, Jefferson County exhibited the Ayrshire champion, Grand-View Burdette Dime–ET with 1,045 lbs. of combined fat & protein; Paul Grulke, from Dodge County, exhibited the champion Holstein, Smith-Crest-TW SH Virgie-ET, with 2,856 lbs.; Olivia Brandenburg, Jefferson County, showed the champion Brown Swiss, Brandenburg Wonder Willow-ET with 2,464 and the champion Jersey, Brandenburg Region Kash, with 2,486 lbs.; Jenna Langrehr, LaCrosse County, exhibited the Guernsey champion, Lang Haven Turley Pumpkin – ET, with 1,481 lbs.; and Danielle Warmka, Dodge County, exhibited the Red & White production award champion, Synergy Abslt Lombardi–Red, with 2,378 lbs.

Angie Coburn, AgSource vice president of dairy operations presented the awards on Aug. 7 during the Dairyland Youth Celebration.

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