Blairstown Farm Wins Herdsmanship Award at Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES, IA (08/31/2017) (readMedia)-- Dairy farms from across the state competed in the Herdsmanship competition August 12 at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.

Schulte Bros of Blairstown won first place in the contest.

Additional results below:

2) Hb Holsteins, Marengo

3) Stempfle Holsteins, Maynard

4) Arthuracres, Oelwein

5) Courtlane Holsteins, Ridgeway

6) Byers Dairy Farm, Milo

7) Hazelbrush Farms, Marshalltown

8) Guy Farms, Newton

9) Goodman Dairy Farm, Rose Hill

10) DeVores Dairy, Wilton


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