Iowa State University and the Department of Animal Science will be hosting the 4-H and FFA Livestock Judging contest this weekend. On Saturday around 9am, 4-H and FFA students will meet in Kildee Hall for the meat judging contest and they will go to the Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center for the livestock judging contest. For more information and a schedule of events click here. Read more about 4-H and FFA Meat Judging and Livestock Judging Contest Saturday
The Iowa State University Livestock Judging Team recently competed at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, CO. Iowa State finished 8th in swine and just outside of the top 10 overall in the hill contest. Individually, Kenton Lain, from Corydon, IA finished 9th in swine and Grace Seaba, from Muscatine, IA finished 5th in swine. In the carload contest, Iowa State was paced by John Fortin, from Darlington, WI, who was named the high individual in the contest. Iowa State finished 11th overall in the carload competition. Read more about Iowa State University Livestock Judging Competes at National Western Stock Show
The 2016 Iowa State University recently competed at the American Royal Livestock Judging Contest in Kansas City, MO. This contest is one of the largest and most competitive events year round, with 25 teams and 125 contestants competing for top honors. This year, the Iowa State University Livestock Judging Team placed 5th in beef judging, 5th in sheep and goat judging, and 5th overall! The team was paced by Johnathan Triggs, who was named the high point individual overall in the contest! Read more about ISU Judging Team Has Successful Run at the American Royal!
The ISU Livestock Judging Team competed in Denver, Colorado at the National Western Stock Show and placed 10th overall. Kendell Steines was 7th in Sheep and Goats, Katlyn Kahler was 10th in Hogs. The team scored 8th overall in the Carload Contest and Johnathan Triggs was 10th overall. Team Members were Kendell Steines, Krisi Smith, Katlyn Kahler, Shayne Wiese, Shane Bockenstedet, Dustin Smith and Johnathan Triggs. There were 24 Senior College Teams that competed at the National event. Read more about ISU Judging Team Competes at National Western Stock Show
The 2015 Iowa State Livestock Judging Team capped off its season by finishing 5th at the North American Livestock Exposition, held in Louisville, Kentucky. This contest serves as the National Championship for Livestock Judging and marks the 4th time in 5 years that the ISU squad finished amongst the top 5 teams in the country. This contest marks the end of the judging year and the team was also honored at the banquet with two “All American’s”: Bailey Core and Elizabeth Heaton. Read more about ISU Livestock Judging Team Takes 5th Place!