Spear Farm Tops Iowa State Fair Super Bull Competition

DES MOINES, IA (08/10/2017) (readMedia)-- "Upward," the 2,798 pound Angus bull owned by Marvin Spear of Indianola, outweighed the competition to win the Super Bull contest judged Thursday at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.

Moody Farms of Maxwell, took second place with their 2,766 pound Simmental bull, "Boardwalk," and Kokemiller Farms of Madrid took third place with his 2,567 pound Hereford bull, "Vern."

"Upward," as well as the Big Boar and Big Ram, will be on display at the Iowa State Fair in the Cattle, Swine and Sheep Barns, respectively, through August 20.


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.