Sleepy Eye FFA brings back awards from State Fair

By Josie Lang

SE FFA chapter

SLEEPY EYE – The Sleepy Eye FFA Chapter was well represented at the State in 2016. The following members showed livestock at the State Fair: Josie Lang, Josh Nelson, Isaac Nelson, Brianna Polesky, McKenzie Cslovszki, Hanna Himmelman, Cassidy Hacker, Cassidy Hoffmann, and Brandon Roiger. Colin Hillmer was an assistant for the FFA show weekend.

In the Crops Division at the Minnesota State Fair, there were 1351 total crop samples and 367 exhibitors. Of those, Sleepy Eye had over 500 crop samples and 102 exhibitors. There were 18 total chapters competing in the Minnesota State Fair Crops Show.

The Sleepy Eye FFA Chapter was named High Point Chapter and Winner of the Minnesota State Fair Crop Show. Sleepy Eye FFA won the crop show with 1781 points. Jackson was awarded 2nd with 1474 points, and Mountain Lake was 3rd with 494 points.

The Crop Show Exhibitors earned the following placings:

Hunter Rose had the Champion Oats Sample, the Champion Wheats Sample, and was 1st place overall individual for the State Fair Crops Show. He was also Best of Show for his Wheat Sample.

Parker Neid had the Champion Soybean Sample for the State Fair. Parker was 2nd place overall for the State Fair Crop Show.

Martina Nienhaus had the Champion Rye Sample for the State Fair.

McKenzie Cselovszki placed 6th overall for the Crop Show at the State Fair.

The Dairy Exhibitors earned the following placings:

Purebred Holstein – Fall Calf, Isaac Nelson, 4th

Purebred Holstein – Fall Calf, Josie Lang, 7th

Purebred Holstein- Summer Yearling, Isaac Nelson, 2nd

Purebred Holstein- 2 Year Old Cow, Isaac Nelson, 1st

Purebred Holstein- 2 Year Old Cow, Isaac Nelson, 2nd

Purebred Holstein- 3 Year Old Cow, Josh Nelson, 4th

Purebred Holsteins – Best Three Females, Isaac Nelson

Grade Holstein- Winter Calf, Josie Lang, 2nd, Junior Champion Honorable Mention

The Goat Exhibitors earned the following placings:

Top 10 Showmanship, McKenzie Cslovszki

Commercial Breeding Meat-Type Market, McKenzie Cselovszki – 14thq

Commercial Breeding Meat-Type Market, Cassidy Hacker- 12th

Commercial Breeding Meat-Type Market, Hanna Himmelman- 11th

Commercial Breeding Meat-Type Market, Brianna Polesky – 10th

Commercial Breeding Meat-Type Jr. Doeling, Hanna Himmelman, – 13th

Commercial Breeding Meat-Type Jr. Doeling, McKenzie Cslovszki – 10th

Commercial Breeding Meat-Type Yearling Doe, Cassidy Hacker- 7th

Commercial Breeding Meat-Type Yearling Doe, McKenzie Cslovszki- 8th

Commercial Breeding Meat-Type Yearling Doe, Brianna Polesky – 6th

The Sheep Exhibitors earned the following placings:

Commercial Breeding Ewe Lamb Pair, Cassidy Hoffmann – 4th

Commercial Breeding Ewe Lamb, Cassidy Hoffmann – 10th

Commercial Breeding Ewe Lamb, Cassidy Hoffmann- 11th

Blackface Market Lamb, Cassidy Hoffmann – 1st

The Swine Exhibitors earned the following placings:

Duroc Early January Gilt, Cassidy Hacker – 6th

Yorkshire Late January-Early February Gilt, Cassidy Hacker – 12th

Yorkshire Late January-Early February Gilt, Cassidy Hacker – 13th?

Yorkshire March Gilt, Cassidy Hacker- 2nd

Crossbred Market Hog- Lightweight Division, Brandon Roiger – 11th

Crossbred Market Hog- Heavyweight Division, Brandon Roiger – 4th ?

CHAMPION HERDSMANSHIP: Sleepy Eye FFA

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