Pella Chronicle

Agriculture

January 20, 2012

4-H, FFA Members weigh Market Beef Projects

Pella — Marion County had 44 4-H and FFA members weigh-in 68 market beef animals on January 8 for the 2012 Marion County Fair.

Twenty-four were market heifers and 43 were market steers. The breeds that were weighed-in were 1 Angus, 9 Chianina, 3 Herefords, 3 Maine-Anjou, 2 Simmentals, 3 Shorthorns, and 47 Crossbreds. Weights ranged from 305 to 980 pounds.  For the 2012 Iowa State Fair, 35 calves were validated.  There were also 21 calves verified for AK-SAR-BEN.

Assisting with the weigh-in were County Extension staff and the following beef superintendents and volunteers:  Bill Miller, Brent Hanna, Ken Vander Linden, Larry Renard, Roy Jahner, Craig Kaisand, Kyle Kingery, Stan Sneller, Don Frey, Jeremy Rawlings, Zeke Kauzlarich, Garrett Hollinrake, Ms. Tingwald, and Molly Kephart.

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