FFA Breeding Beef Exhibitors Show Their Way to the Backdrop

DES MOINES, IA (08/19/2019) (readMedia)-- Carson Finch of Huxley exhibited the Supreme Champion Heifer in the FFA Breeding Beef show held Thursday at the 2019 Iowa State Fair.

Ashtyn Danker of Avoca won the Reserve Supreme Heifer title.

Judd Swanton of Goose Lake exhibited the Supreme Champion Cow-Calf, and Kara Gnade of Wyoming received Reserve Supreme Champion Cow-Calf.

Additional results below:

Champion Angus Heifer: Mariah Steenhard, Sheffield

Reserve Champion Angus Heifer: Cassidy Becker, Mount Ayr

Champion Charolais Heifer: Abbi Pfeifer, Chariton

Reserve Champion Charolais Heifer: Kylie Gruhn, Manning

Champion Charolais Percentage Heifer: Kirsten Suntken, Hampton

Reserve Champion Charolais Percentage: Ella Hommel, Grundy Center

Champion Chianina Heifer: Landra McClellan, Armstrong

Reserve Champion Chianina Heifer: Dalton Smith, Mapleton

Champion Hereford Heifer: Payton Vogel, Hartley

Reserve Champion Hereford Heifer: Kaden Wilson, Creston

Champion Mini Hereford Heifer: Kylee Reed, Eddyville

Reserve Champion Mini Hereford Heifer: Kylee Reed, Eddyville

Champion Maine-Anjou Heifer: Ashtyn Danker, Avoca

Reserve Champion Maine-Anjou Heifer: Trevor Bormann, Algona

Champion Maine-Tainer Heifer: Ryan Dolieslager, Rock Valley

Reserve Champion Maine-Tainer Heifer: Franchesca DeVore, Seymour

Champion Maine-Angus Heifer: Kacie Rickles, Monticello

Reserve Champion Maine-Angus Heifer: Robert Schafer, Goose Lake

Champion Shorthorn Heifer: Brittany Spotts, Eldridge

Reserve Champion Shorthorn Heifer: Elizabeth Chambers, Goose Lake

Champion Shorthorn Plus Heifer: Joseph Reetz, Dunlap

Reserve Champion Shorthorn Plus Heifer: Abigail Green, State Center

Champion Simmental Heifer: Samantha Long, Orient

Reserve Champion Simmental Heifer: Tate Kettler, Benton

Champion Foundation Simmental Heifer: Carson Finch, Huxley

Reserve Champion Foundation Simmental Heifer: Kole Beik, Muscatine

Champion All Other Breeds Heifer: Carson Walrod, Gowrie

Reserve Champion All Other Breeds Heifer: Baylee Butler, State Center

Champion Commercial Heifer: Hayden VanMeter, Red Oak

Reserve Champion Commercial Heifer: Morgan McDermott, Anita

Champion All Other Breeds Bull: Trevor Bormann, Algona

Reserve Champion All Other Breeds Bull: Payton Vogel, Hartley

Champion All Other Breeds Cow-Calf: Judd Swanton, Goose Lake

Reserve Champion All Other Breeds Cow-Calf: Kara Gnade, Wyoming

Champion Commercial Cow-Calf: Rylie Timm, Hartley

Reserve Champion Commercial Cow-Calf: Chase Hutcheson, Adel

Chapter Award

1) Agri-Power

2) West Marshall

3) Northeast

4) Monticello

5) Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn

6) Grundy Center

7) North Scott

8) Southwest Valley

9) Mount Ayr

10) Algona


The Iowa State Fair is one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country and the single largest event in the state. The Fair began over 160 years ago and is now considered one of the best events in the nation, attracting more than one million Fairgoers every year from all over the world. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University, just off the interstate and minutes from Downtown Des Moines. Nothing Compares to State Fair Favorites: August 8-18, 2019. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.