4-H Breeding Swine Earn Ribbons at the Iowa State Fair
September 11, 2017
Mia Brecht of Benton County exhibited the Grand Champion Commercial Gilt in the 4-H Breeding Swine Show judged Monday at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.
Jack Opheim of Humboldt exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Commercial Gilt. Shae Lynn Becker of Washington County claimed the Grand Champion Purebred Gilt title, and Reese Jamison of Boone County took home Reserve Grand Champion Purebred Gilt honors.
Additional results below:
Champion Berkshire Gilt: Alivia Burzlaff, Clinton County
Reserve Champion Berkshire Gilt: Kylee Brown, Madison County
Champion Other Breeding Gilt: Jochum Wolmuth, Osceola County
Reserve Champion Other Breeding Gilt: Katelyn Foglesong, Union
Champion Hampshire Gilt: Natalie Clark, Linn County
Reserve Champion Hampshire Gilt: Woodruff Pierce, Webster County
Champion Poland China Gilt: Melanie Lane, Clayton County
Reserve Champion Poland China Gilt: Keirstyn Egger, Guthrie County
Champion Spotted Gilt: Leah Marek, Washington County
Reserve Champion Spotted Gilt: Kaleb Koerselman, Plymouth County
Champion Yorkshire Gilt: Lainey DeVries, Montgomery County
Reserve Champion Yorkshire Gilt: Hayden Fox, Wright County
Champion Lightweight Commercial Gilt: Mikaela Downing, Union County
Reserve Champion Lightweight Commercial Gilt: Holden Heard, Dallas County
Champion Heavyweight Commercial Gilt: Mia Brecht, Benton County
Reserve Champion Heavyweight Commercial Gilt: Jack Opheim, Humboldt
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. “Nothing Compares” to State Fair Thrills, August 10-20, 2017. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.