Chippewa County Junior Livestock Team Places 4th at the State 4-H Livestock Contest
The State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest was held on Monday, July 28 at the Arlington Public Events Center. There were nine senior teams and ten junior teams that participated. The contest consisted of evaluating classes of market and breeding beef, market and breeding swine, market and breeding sheep and Boer goats, as well as answer questions and deliver reasons. These teams qualified for the state contest by being top teams at the district Area Animal Science Days that were held around the state in June.
Chippewa County team members Blake Johnson, Tyler Johnson, Larissa Fossum and Johnathon Fossum, took fourth place at the contest.
The top ten junior individual judges: Hannah Tremaine, Waukesha, Morgan Wollin, Dodge, Logan Schmitz, Iowa, Brady Palzkill, Iowa, Zachary Mickelson, Columbia, Blake Johnson, Chippewa, Haakon Schriefer, Iowa, Justin Taylor, Columbia, Ambrose Wiering, Manitowoc, and Natalie Siedschlag, Dodge.
Sponsors for the State 4-H Livestock contest include: The Milwaukee Stockyards, Wisconsin 4-H Foundation, Buell Gunderson Memorial, UW-Extension, Wisconsin Pork Association and UW Animal Science Departments. Extension Youth