LAND O LAKES YOUTH FAIR AWARDS – On Friday evening, at the conclusion of the 2013 Land O Lakes Youth Fair, all the winners were individually called into the ring and honored for their accomplishements during the 2013 fair, The showmanship winners each received a chair thanks to Heritage State Bank with the cost to the bank being about equal to purchasing four animals, according to Bank President Todd Leonard. The award winners were:Queen – Taylor Floyd – Iris Dunn Memorial Scholarship Fund, Princess – Rachel Merrick – El Dorado Springs Veterinary Clinic, Jr. Princess – Kaylee Foster – Roger and Terry Floyd, Jr. Clothing High Point – Mackenna Neal – Rockin’ A Ranch, Sr. Clothing High point – Kendra Long – Producers MFA, Jr. Foods High Point – Madison Whitaker – Producers MFA, Sr. Foods High Point – Ben Vickers – Don and Jamie Mills, Grand Champion Steer – Claire Silvers – El Dorado Springs Veterinary Clinic, Reserve Champion Steer – Travis Foreman – Mid-MO Bank, Grand Champion Market Heifer – Tristtan Minehardt – Alexander Farms, Reserve Champion Market Heifer – Morgan Toliver – Iris Dunn Memorial Scholarship Fund, Beef Rate of Gain – Miranda Foreman – Davis Farms, Grand Champion Female Beef Oveall – Claire Silvers – Producers MFA, Reserve Champion Female Beef Overall – Travis Foreman – Mid – Missouri Insurance, Grand Champion Market Hog – Stella Bahr – Schieffer Farms, Reserve Champion Market Hog – Schaeffer – Johnson Whitesell Farms, Swine Rate of Gain – Gabriel Foster – Audra Beason, Grand Champion Female Swine Overall – Stella Bahr – Don and Karen Boultinghouse, Reserve Champion Female Swine Overall – Michaela Collins – Snodgrass Greenhouse, Grand Champion Market Lamb – Katelyn VanBummel – Don and Jamie Mills, Reserve Champion Market Lamb – Glen VanBummel – Santa Paula Awning Co., Sheep Rate of Gain – Preston Robison – Jerry and Carleen Brackenridge, Grand Champion Market Meat Goat – Cheyenne Lame – Rockin’ A Ranch, Reserve Champion Market Meat Goat – Cheyenne Lame – McCullick Farms, Goat Rate of Gain – Aaron Merrick – Snodgrass Greenhouse, Jr. high Point Livestock Judging – Cheyenne Lame – State Reperesentative Warren D. Love, Sr. High Point Livestock Judging – Kale Adams – State Reperesentative Warren D. Love, Grand Champion Rabbit – Rebekah Long – Pam Fletcher, Reserve Champion Rabbit – Gabriel Foster – Triple L Boer Goats, Beef Herdsman – Danielle and Jake Hillsman – Dannie and Sharon Newman, Swine Herdsman – Tristtan Minehardt – Jerry and Carleen Brackenridge, Sheep Herdsman – Megan Simmons – Mid-MO Bank, Goat Herdsman – Makenzie Melton – Don and Jamie Mills, Bucket Calf – Kendra Stewart – Claire’s Cattle, Horse High Point Performance (8-10) – Krayson Leonard – Dannie and Sharon Newman, Horse High Point Performance (11-13) – Payton Newman – Phyllis Shouse, Horse High Point Performance (14 and Over) – McKensi Marshall – Dannie and Sharon Newman, Belva Beaty Award (8-13) – Madison Whitaker – Beaty Family, Belva Beaty Award (14 and Over) – Kendra Long – Beaty Family, Beef Showmanship 8-12 – Tyler Mann – Heritage State Bank, Beef Showmanship 13-15 – Clayton Locke – Heritage State Bank, Beef Showmanship 16 and over – Claire Silvers – Heritage State Bank, Swine Showmanship 8-12 – Stella Bahr – Heritage State Bank, Swine Showmanship 13-15 – Schaeffer Johnson – Heritage State Bank, Swine Showmanship 16 and over – Justin Johnson – Heritage State Bank, Sheep Showmanship 8-12 – Glen VanBummel – Heritage State Bank, Sheep Showmanship 13-15 – Chelsey Roth – Heritage State Bank, Sheep Showmanship 16 and over – Katelyn VanBummel – Heritage State Bank, Goat Showmanship 8-12 – Levi Smith – Heritage State Bank, Goat Showmanship 13-15 – Scott Parmalee – Heritage State Bank, Goat Showmanship 16 and over – Hannah Merrick – Heritage State Bank, Horse Showmanship (8-10) – Krayson Leonard – Heritage State Bank, Horse Showmanship (11-13) – Lauren Ford – Heritage State Bank, Horse Showmanship (14 and Over) – McKensi Marshall – Heritage State Bank.
RESERVE CHAMPION HEIFER – Morgan Toliver’s reserve champion heifer at the 2013 Land O Lakes Youth Fair earned him a $635 premium from Mid Missouti Bank represented by Lance Hedrick.
RESERVE CHAMPION STEER – honors for the 2013 Land O Lakes Youth Fair went to Travis Foreman. In the auction Friday night, Nevada Sale Barn/MO KAN Livestock Auction, represented by Bill Nance, paid Travis a $610 premium.
RESERVE CHAMPION GOAT – Cheyenne Lame had the reserve champion market meat goat but could not sell it in the auction because she also had the grand champion, which did go through the premium only auction.
RESERVE CHAMPION RABBITS – Gabe Foster exhibited the reserve champion rabbits at the 2013 Land O Lakes Youth Fair. St. Clair County State Bank entered the top bid to pay him a $200 premium. Staci Neal, Osceola, posed with the winner and his sale ring assistants.
RESERVE CHAMPION SHEEP – Lance Hedrick, representing Mid Missouri Bank, offered the top bid to pay Glen VanBummel a $310 premium for his reserve champion sheep at the 2013 Land O Lakes Youth Fair.
RESERVE CHAMPION SWINE – Friday night, Stephanie Quinlan, H&R Block, entered the top bid of a $370 premium to Schaeffer Johnson for his reserve champion swine.
NO STRESS HERE – This exhibitor checked his eyelids for light leaks for about 30 minutes or longer while he awaited his turn to run his animal through the auction ring at the Land O Lakes Youth Fair Friday night.
RESERVE CHAMPION CHICKENS – Gage Fergerson had the reserve champion chickens but could not put them through the auction because he also had the grand champion chickens. An exhibitor is only allowed to have one entry in the auction.
GRAND CHAMPION STEER – Claire Silvers exhibited the grand champion steer at the Land O Lakes Youth Fair last week. Friday night Emily Mehl, United Country Realtors, had the top bid to pay her a $750 premium.
GRAND CHAMPION HEIFER - Kevin McCullough, Evans Drugs, paid to $500 premium to Tristan Minehart on his grand champion heifer at the LOL Youth Fair Auction. The total sale this year was $25,805.00 and $6,245.00 in add on monies donated directly for the exhibitors.
GRAND CHAMPION RABBITS – Nance Auction Service entered the top bid to pay Rebekah Long a $100 premium for her grand champion rabbits.
GRAND CHAMPION CHICKENS – St. Clair County State Bank paid Gage Fergerson a $225 premium on his grand champion chickens in the LOL Youth Fair auction. His grandparents, Roy and Gail Hale, posed with him for the photo.
GRAND CHAMPION GOAT – Cedar County Farm Bureau, represented by Don Boultinghouse, paid Cheyenne Lame a $225 premium on her grand champion goat in the LOL Youth Fair auction.
GRAND CHAMPION SHEEP – Community Bank of El Dorado Springs, represented by Bonnie White, paid Katelyn VanBummel a $300 premium on her grand champion sheep at the Land O Lakes Youth Fair Auction Friday night.
GRAND CHAMPION HOG – Stella Bahr exhibited the grand champion hog at the Land O Lakes Youth Fair last week. In the auction Friday night, Cubbage Feed, represented by Davola Garrett, paid Stella a $375 premium on her animal.