North Fayette Valley FFA Took Top Honors In Iowa State Fair Performance Beef

DES MOINES, IA (09/18/2019) (readMedia)-- FFA exhibitors competed in the Performance Beef Show judged Wednesday prior to the start of the 2019 Iowa State Fair. Entries were open to purebred, grade or crossbred market steers.

Additional results below:

Choice Retail Beef – Window A

Champion: Brian Forret, Calumus, Calamus-Wheatland FFA

Reserve Champion: Ben Gibson, Elgin, North Fayette Valley FFA

Lean-Lite Beef – Window B

Champion: JK Prentice, Elgin, North Fayette Valley FFA

Reserve champion: Camilla Schlosser, Colfax, Colfax-Mingo FFA

Hotel-Restaurant Beef – Window C

Champion: Collin Bauer, Audubon, Audubon FFA

Reserve Champion: Ted Hilgerson, Elkader, Central Community FFA

Chapter Awards

1) North Fayette Valley FFA

2) Central Community FFA

3) Audubon FFA

4) Cal-Wheatland FFA

5) Bellevue FFA

6) North Scott FFA

7) Cascade FFA

8) Colfax-Mingo FFA

9) Northeast FFA



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